You're about to apply to South Dakota's flagship university, study in a renowned academic program and participate in a career and life-building experience. You're about to become a Coyote.
Select Your Application
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.
If you are applying to USD as a readmit student, a first-year student ages 24+, or if you are interested in an undergraduate certificate, use the following alternative application.
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.
Graduate School Application
Select the Graduate School Application if you are pursuing one of USD's 78 graduate programs.
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.
Professional Studies Application Information
See the Graduate School listing for business and other professional programs.
Non-Degree Seeking Application
Select the Non-Degree Seeking Application if you plan to enroll in a USD course but are not currently pursuing a degree or certificate at USD.
Registration for summer 2020 for current students begins Dec. 9 (or later, based on your time ticket) in Self-Service. Open registration for new students begins Dec. 19.