Welcome to the University of South Dakota!
Now that you've started your college career, you may be seeking something new: New opportunities, new challenges, new career prospects. At the University of South Dakota, we help students like you make a smooth and easy transition — not just to something new — but to something extraordinary.
Transfer Application Options
If you are transferring from a junior college or college/university outside of the South Dakota Board of Regents system, follow the requirements and procedures for transfer admission
South Dakota Board of Regents Transfer
If you are transferring and your most recent college or university is a South Dakota Board of Regents System school (Black Hills State University, Dakota State University, Northern State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, South Dakota State University) follow the procedures for SD BOR transfer admission.
Readmitted USD Students
If the last school you attended was the University of South Dakota and you are returning to USD after discontinuing your enrollment, follow these procedures for readmitted students.
Coyote Cost Estimator for Transfer Students
Get an estimate on your cost to attend USD as a transfer student:
Check the general guidelines and criteria for the acceptance of transfer course credit and information for transferring credit from a non-U.S. college. Please note, information from the equivalency course calculator* should be used as a guideline and does not guarantee a specific course will transfer:
Transfer and Substitution of Classes
If you think you might have taken a course at another institution that has not yet been evaluated for equivalency at USD, submit a petition using the Transfer Equivalency Requests form.
USD's faculty-approved articulation agreements assist students in planning and taking appropriate courses at identified community colleges for transfer to USD.
Transfer Appeal Process
Procedures and timelines for appealing a transfer admissions decision.