Undergraduate Admissions

Transfer & Readmit Students

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Transfer Admission Requirements

Transfer students applying to the University of South Dakota should meet the following minimum requirements. Some specific programs and majors may have additional admission requirements.

General Requirements
 
  • Complete 24 or more semester credits
    • Transfer students under the age of 24 who have
      earned fewer than 24 semester credits must also
      meet the freshman admission requirements
       
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average
    • Students with less  than a 2.0 GPA are subject to 
      review and may be admitted on probation
       
  • Remain in good standing with your most recently attended school
 
Application Procedure
Application Submit your completed application Online Application
 
US $20 Application Fee Application Fees are non-refundable
Submit your fee with your application to avoid delay in processing
 
College Transcripts Official transcripts from each college or university you previously attended sent directly to USD
   
High School Transcripts Official high school transcript sent directly to
USD
 
Test Scores Official ACT or SAT scores are required for transfer students under the age of 24

South Dakota Board of Regents Transfer Students 

If the last school you attended is in the South Dakota Board of Regents System (BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT or SDSU), you may apply to USD using the following BOR Transfer procedures:

  • Meet the General Admission Requirements for transfers listed above
  • Submit an application (or undergraduate re-entry form)
  • Submit the $20 application fee*
    *Exceptions to the fee are made for students who are non-degree seeking, or have previously applied, paid the fee and attended a university in the Board of Regents system within the previous three semesters.
Readmitted Students

If the last school you attended was The University of South Dakota and you are returning to USD after being away for a semester or more, you may apply as a Readmitted Student:

  • Meet the General Admission Requirements for transfers listed above
  • Submit an application (or undergraduate re-entry form)
  • Submit the $20 application fee*
    *Exceptions to the fee are made for students who are non-degree seeking, or have previously applied, paid the fee and attended a university in the Board of Regents system within the previous three semesters.
Mailing Address

Please submit your application online or have your materials sent to the following address:

  • Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    University of South Dakota
    414 East Clark Street
    Vermillion, SD 57069-2390

    Telephone: 1-877-COYOTES  Fax: 605-677-6323
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