To experience the University of South Dakota as a non-degree pursuant student, the University offers students the option of learning under a non-degree seeking student classification.
Up to twelve graduate credit hours earned as a Non-Degree Seeking Student may be applied to a graduate degree from USD at the discretion of the academic department. For undergraduate degree programs, the amount of credit hours applicable towards a degree program earned as a non-degree seeking student is unlimited. Enrollment in a course does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Please note: non-degree pursuant students are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Enrolling as a non-degree seeking student is easy. Simply complete the Online Registration Form.
(Printable Non-Degree Seeking Undergraduate Admission Application)
If you have questions about Non-Degree Seeking Student status, please contact the USD Online and Off-Campus Education at email@example.com or 605-658-6200.