University of South Dakota

United States of America

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The University of South Dakota (or informally USD or the U) is a public research university located in the small town community of Vermillion, South Dakota. It's been called "elegant,""eye-catching" and "naturally beautiful" with a "striking combination of old and new structures." Most of all, it's called "home" by the students, faculty and staff.

It offers 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs, with nursing, business, health sciences and elementary education among the most popular choices. It is a home to more than 9000 students and the student-faculty ratio at University of South Dakota is 18:1. The most popular majors at University of South Dakota include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Psychology. The programs are explored in 8 Schools & Colleges (College of Arts & Sciences, Beacom School of Business, School Of Education, College of Fine Arts, School of Health Sciences, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Law and Graduate School).

The Office of Financial Aid works with students and parents to explore the many resources available to help make your college education even more affordable. The primary goal of the financial aid professional is to help students achieve their educational goals through financial support and resources.

USD embeds diversity and inclusiveness throughout every dimension and sector of the University. This inclusive excellence creates a welcoming community engaged in diversity. It provides an environment that prepares all students for living and working in a diverse society. International students excel in the classroom while adding to the vibrant global community.

 

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English

Biomedical Engineering is an extremely broad discipline. A consequence of this breadth is that it is difficult to define a set of core courses that will satisfy the needs of all students.

Official transcript, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose,TOEFL of 550, IELTS of 6.0, PTE Academic English test score of 53

Biomechanical engineer, Rehabilitation engineer, Clinical engineer, Bioengineering researcher

Rolling

English

The Associate of Arts in General Studies will provide the student with a preparation for a professional career and/or for further baccalaureate study. It also provides a solid foundation in arts and sciences based in composition, mathematics, sciences, humanities, social science, and technology.

Official transcript, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Scores from either the GRE or the GMAT exam, TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, IELTS-6, PTE-53

Administrative Services Managers, Correctional Officers, Funeral Directors

1st Jul

English

The Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) program is a four-year post-baccalaureate program consisting of three years of didactic coursework and on- and off-campus clinical rotations and a fourth year, full-time, external clinical placement. Students also are required to complete a research capstone project during their third year of study. The department s graduate programs in audiology and in speech-language pathology are nationally accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Official transcript, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose,TOEFL of 550, IELTS of 6.0, PTE Academic English test score of 53

Audiologist, Speech-Language Pathologists, Physical Therapists, Physicians and Surgeons

Rolling

English

An undergraduate major in anthropology can serve as the nucleus for a general liberal arts education.The undergraduate program work in the three areas of archaeology, cultural, and biological anthropology. Both a major and a minor are offered in anthropology.

Official transcript, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Scores from either the GRE or the GMAT exam, TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, IELTS-6, PTE-53

College and university teaching,Researcher, administrative and applied positions in government, non-governmental organizations, and museums

1st Jul

English

The mission of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) is to meet the needs of the University and its surrounding community in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders, especially in the area of speech-language pathology.

Official transcript, Letters of recommendation, Statement of purpose, Scores from either the GRE or the GMAT exam, TOEFL: IBT-79, PBT-550, IELTS-6, PTE-53

Speech-language pathologist, audiologist.

1st Jul

a) University online application or Application form

b) Official high school transcript

c) Official SAT/ACT scores

d) Typical SAT scores: Critical reading (440-520), Math (460-610), Writing (450-490), ACT Composite (20-25)

e) Average GPA 3.37

f) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

g) TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-530, IELTS-5.5

h) Acceptance rate: 88.8% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: USD 12,620

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living s USD 8,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall- July 1, Spring- November 15

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

9970

Students

7435

Undergraduates

2535

Postgraduate

450

Faculty Strength

22

Student Faculty Ratio

$
12620

Tuition Fees

$
8000

Living Cost

$
2000

Other Fees

2.6

Avg. GPA

1240

Avg. SAT

25

Avg. ACT

6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD