You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $4,386
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,760
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
The University of South Dakota Coyotes recently moved to NCAA Division I sports, and the campus boasts several recently constructed resources including the student center, business school, wellness center, Coyote Village residence hall, and Academic Commons. USD is also home to the extensive collection of instruments at the National Music Museum which draws scholars from around the world. Undergraduate research and service opportunities are also bountiful.
Campus Location - Vermillion, South Dakota is located along the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota. Driving time to Sioux Falls, SD - 1hr., Sioux City, IA - 45 min., Omaha, NE - 2hr., Minneapolis, MN - 4hrs. With close proximity to larger cities, it offers friendly, small-town living and access to lots of recreation, including the Missouri river. South Dakota is also home to Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park, the Black Hills, and many other sites of historical and cultural interest.
Helpful Information - While Vermillion and USD are very walkable, students are encouraged to have their own transportation for easier access to nearby cities, shopping and recreation opportunities.
Dental hygiene and nursing.Limitations
OT/PT, College of Fine ArtsNotable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology
Area Studies: International Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater Art
Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science
Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing
Communications: Communication, Electronic Media Production and Management, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Mass Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology
Computer Science: System Administration
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice
Earth Sciences: Earth Science
Education: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Curriculum/ Instruction Supervision, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Theatre Education
Environmental Studies: Ecology, Sustainability Studies
Foreign Language: French, German, Lakota, Latin, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Classical Studies, Individualized Degree Program, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Communication Disorders, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Substance Abuse/Addictions
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Studies
Military Sciences: Military Sciences
Performing Arts: Acting, Design/Technical, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Education
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies, Psychology
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 7/7/2017.
Important Notes: The international student fee applies only to students on an F-1 visa.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.