International Tuition & Costs


Tuition & Fees

Estimated current tuition, fees and other costs per academic school year.
Undergraduate (est. 30 credits per year)
Graduate (est. 18 credits per year)
Tuition & Fees
Living Expenses
Other (books, insurance, etc.)

Students living in residence halls are required to subscribe to a university meal plan. Food service rates shown represent the meal plan commonly assigned to incoming students. Various meal plans are available through Dining Services.

Additional Information

  • Students enrolled in select disciplines are subject to additional fees. University Tuition & Fees
  • The actual cost of insurance will be based on the specific plan and the age of the student/enrollee.
  • Cost of attendance increases approximately 3-5 percent each year. The most up-to-date cost of attendance is made available every April for the next academic year.
  • If bringing dependents add $4,500 each for food and medical insurance. (4,500 x (number of dependents) + $22,838.00)
  • International students are not eligible for United States federal financial aid, except for a few eligible noncitizen categories.

Graduate Assistantships

The University of South Dakota offers qualified post-baccalaureate students financial assistance in exchange for their teaching, research and service efforts to the University. Teaching and research assistantships are awarded by individual departments.

Read more about graduate assistantships