International students excel in the classroom while adding to our vibrant global community. You will benefit from all of the prestige, resources and research opportunities available at larger universities, but with the personal attention and support found at smaller schools. You will study with internationally renowned faculty in programs recognized world-wide for excellence and value. At USD, you will live and learn in a safe and secure environment in one of the nation's best, small college towns.
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Chandra Karki, a University of South Dakota chemistry major from Nepal, was honored with the 2017 South Dakota Solid Waste Management Association Scholarship receiving $800.
Safe. Secure. Welcoming. Residents, students and visitors to Vermillion have enjoyed the city's warm and welcoming charm for more than 150 years.