USD Fall 2017 Enrollment Increases
“We are pleased that students and families continue to view the University of South Dakota as the best choice to continue their education,” said President James W. Abbott. “USD remains a leader–both in the state and regionally–in providing quality, affordable education through rigorous academic programs.”
Some key points about USD from the data:
- Enrollment by South Dakota residents increased by 3.6 percent from last fall.
- First-time freshman enrollment increased by 4.7 percent from last fall to 1,341 students.
- While out-of-state enrollment was slightly down 0.3 percent, USD saw a 27.3 percent increase in new undergraduate Iowa enrollment this fall.
- USD continues to become more diverse seeing a 4.7 percent increase in domestic minority students from Fall 2016.
- The four-year graduation rate rose 1.3 percent for first-time, full-time, bachelor’s degree-seeking students.
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