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At USD, you can get the out-of-state college experience you're looking for with an in-state price you can afford. 

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We know you have your choice of many great colleges and universities, so compare the costs,
visit our campus and begin your out-of-state experience at the University of South Dakota.

In-state rates for new undergraduate and new transfer students beginning with the 2019-20 academic year.

In-State Rates 2019-20 costs*
Tuition & Fees (30 hours) $9,331.50
Books (estimate) 1,200.00
Housing** 4,280.00
Food Service** 3,751.00
Total* $18,562.50

* University of South Dakota tuition and fees are paid at the beginning of each semester and may change over the course of the year.

**Housing based on traditional-style residence hall. Food service rates shown represent the meal plan commonly assigned to incoming students. Various meal plans are available.

Affordable in-state tuition. Scholarship opportunities. And we're just down the road.

Welcome to USD.