Great decision. 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.
Welcome to the University of South Dakota!
You know us. We're South Dakota's flagship university. The big-time university with a small-college feel. We're the home of extraordinary opportunities, endless possibilities and your newest, life-time friends.
We're the University of South Dakota. We're your college home.
Apply to USD
To apply as a first-time freshman and to make USD your college home, you should:
- Have graduated or will soon graduate from high school or receive a GED
- Have not enrolled in another college or university after graduating from high school or earning a GED
Non-Degree Seeking Students
- Non-degree seeking students may register using the online registration form.