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Undergraduate Application

Select the Undergraduate Application if you are a first-time freshman student, undergraduate transfer or undergraduate international student.

Apply for Fall 2019

USD has proudly partnered with Common App, an undergraduate college admission application that you can use to apply to multiple colleges and universities in the United States. You will use Common App if you are applying to USD as an undergraduate first-time freshman, undergraduate transfer or undergraduate international student for spring, summer or fall 2020.

Apply to USD with Common App for Spring, Summer or Fall 2020

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Dual Credit Application

Select 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.

Apply to Dual Credit

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Graduate School Application

Select the Graduate School Application if you are pursuing one of USD's 78 graduate programs.

Apply to the Graduate School

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USD Online Application

Select the USD Online Application if you plan to enroll in an online course or degree program, or if you are enrolling in an off-campus or distance program.

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International Student Application

Select the International Application if you are an international student and have completed secondary school (high school) in either the United States or your home country. 

Apply for International Undergraduate Admission

Apply for International Graduate Admission

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Professional Studies Application Information

See the Graduate School listing for business and other professional programs.


Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Application

Select the Non-Degree Seeking Application if you plan to enroll in a USD course but are not currently pursuing a degree at USD.

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