Spring 2016 Academic Honors List Released

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota recognized nearly 2,300 undergraduate students for their outstanding academic accomplishments during the Spring 2016 semester.

The dean’s list includes 1,902 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 366 part-time students who completed at least 12 hours prior to the current semester, earned a minimum of three and up to 11 credit hours during the term and achieved a GPA of at least 3.5 with no failing or incomplete grades.

The list does not include USD School of Law honors.

View students and their hometowns on the dean's list and academic recognition list at this link.

The South Dakota Board of Regents sets the policy for academic honors eligibility.


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