Applying to USD


How do I apply?

Inquiring about a degree program offered through USD

How do I apply to USD as a first time freshman?


  • USD Admissions


  1. First Time Freshman Application Process:
    1. Complete the online Application 
    2. Submit your $20 application fee online with your application
    3. Send your official high school transcript to USD via e-mail to or by mail to the following address:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University of South Dakota
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD  57069

Note: Official ACT or SAT scores must be sent to USD (to the above address) directly from the testing agency

  • USD’s ACT test code is 3928 
  • USD’s SAT test code is 6881

Please contact Admissions if you need further assistance


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