Contact Information for The University of South Dakota

414 E Clark Street 
SD 57069 USA Work: (800) 233-7937
Fax: (800) 233-7937


Description: The University of South Dakota’s distance programs are remarkably affordable. Whether you are interested in earning a college degree, expanding your credentials, or simply learning more about a topic which interests you, The Division of Continuing and Distance Education has what you need. With a number of online programs and more than 70 correspondence courses, you now have more anytime, anywhere learning options than ever before! Some programs offered are in Business, Health Science, Education, and General Studies.

Total Enrollment: 1300 students as of 1/1/2008

Accredidation: Trimesters starting in September, January and May.


Credit Options: Credits Accepted are transfer, life experience, training (industry), and training (Military). CLEP and ACT accepted for transfer to Undergraduate programs. Some restriction apply.

Platform: Format is online using Desire2Learn course management software.

Geographies: No restrictions

On Campus Requirements:

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  • Chat Online  Chat Url
  • Tech Requirements  Minimum 750MHz processor; Minimum 256MB RAM; Cable/DSL/Satellite internet preferred; Minimum Windows 2000, Mac OSX 10.1, Linux; Minimum 500 MB free storage; Sound Card; Open Office 2.x or later; Web Browser; Anti-Virus software
  • Admin Requirements  Official transcripts. Application and fee. Test scores. Grad students need 2 letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose.
  • Costs  Undergraduate: $219.55 Graduate: $290.65
  • Scholarships  Students are encouraged to work with the University's Financial Aid office to obtain information about sources of funding (scholarships, grants, loan forgiveness programs, etc.)
  • Loans  Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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