Excellent academics. Infinite opportunities. Affordable tuition rates. USD combines the affordability you need now with the educational benefits and experiences you’ll value for a lifetime.
We're South Dakota's first university and home to the state's only law and medical schools.
We may be South Dakota's university, but you'll graduate to make a difference wherever your career takes you.
Get the personal attention and welcoming environment you want along with the state-of-the-art resources, research opportunities and career-building opportunities you need.
Influence. Clout. Sway. Your USD degree says a lot about you.
The nation's top companies, schools and organizations recognize USD as a leader in producing employees with comprehensive educations and real-world experiences.
Our graduates have gone on to win Nobel Prizes, establish national newspapers and anchor network news broadcasts thanks to a personalized education from one of the region’s leading flagship universities.
Outstanding academic programs, affordable tuition, world-class facilities, vibrant student life and NCAA Division I athletics are all here to provide you with an unforgettable college experience, an unmatched education and an unlimited future.