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Are you an incoming freshman, a transfer student or a returning student? This is the place for you. Read about how to apply and then click one of the buttons below to get started.

Anyone applying to USD as an undergraduate student can use the USD Undergraduate Application.

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To apply to multiple colleges and universities in the United States through one application, check out the Common App.

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Dual Credit

Use the dual credit application if you are a high school student who wants to enroll in USD college courses and earn credits towards your high school diploma while starting a college degree.

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Graduate & Professional Studies

If you are interested in pursing an advanced degree through a graduate, professional or specialty program, find more information and apply here.

Apply to Graduate School

Apply to the Knudson School of Law

Apply to the Sanford School of Medicine


International students interested in applying to an undergraduate or graduate program can view admissions requirements and apply below. 

Learn More and Apply (Undergraduate)

Learn More and Apply (Graduate)

Military & Veteran

We invite veterans, current military members and families of military members to view the admissions resources we have designed for you. Learn more about the admissions process for military and veteran students, and then apply using one of the applications above.

Military & Veteran Admissions 

Non-Degree Seeking Application

Are you planning to enroll in a USD course but are not currently pursuing a degree or certificate at USD? Start your application here.



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