USD releases 2015 Spring semester academic honors for students

Nearly 2,300 University of South Dakota students are being recognized for their outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2015 Spring semester.

The Dean’s List includes 1,822 students who achieved a GPA of at least 3.5 while maintaining a course load of 12 or more credit hours with no incomplete or failing grades. Academic Recognition honors went to 452 part-time students who completed at least 12 hours prior to the current semester earning a minimum of three and up to 11 credit hours during the term and achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 with no failing or incomplete grades. The lists do not include the University of South Dakota School of Law Dean’s List.

Dean's List

Academic Recognition

The South Dakota Board of Regents sets the policy for academic honors eligibility. For more information on the Board of Regents policy, please visit the South Dakota Board of Regents website.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.

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Michael Ewald
USD News