2,300 USD Students Honored for Academics

VERMILLION, S.D. – More than 2,300 University of South Dakota students earned academic honors for the Fall 2015 semester, including over 1,900 on the Dean's List for achieving 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 nearly 400 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.

Search for students by name, hometown, state or country (international students are listed below U.S. residents and some students may appear under Vermillion, South Dakota) on the Dean's List and Academic Recognition List, which do not include School of Law honors.

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.

USD classes resume Monday, Jan. 11.


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.


Michael Ewald
USD News