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University of South Dakota Schools for Veterans

School Information

The University of South Dakota, founded in 1862, is the state's flagship institution, and is designated as the only public liberal arts university in South Dakota. USD is also home to South Dakota's only Law and Medical schools. USD also has 17 NCAA Division 1 sports, as well as many student organizations, fraternities, and sororities.

Why They Value Veterans

To make your transition from military to college life a smooth one, we have tailored some of our admissions, financial aid, and business office procedures to be sure that our staff is aware of the various unique concerns of military and Veterans students. With our full-time VA School Certifying Official in the Registrar's office to handle your benefits, and our Student Veterans Resource Center, you should find all that you need to begin a successful college experience.

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What They Offer

  • Approved for the Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Committed to the 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
  • Signed the VA's "Principles of Excellence"
  • Utilizes the federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • Approved for Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • Signed the DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Choice Act)
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military spouses and dependents
  • Scholarships specifically for military spouses and dependents
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military spouses and dependents
  • Policy concerning military spouses and dependents whose families must move due to redeployment or relocation
  • Clubs or associations specifically for military spouses and dependents

Degrees & Certifications

  • One, but less than two year certification/licensure
  • Associate's Degree
  • Two, but less than four year certification/licensure
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Post Baccalaureate Certificate
  • Master's Degree
  • Master's Certificate
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Professional Certificate
  • Professional Degree
  • Medical Degree


Regional accreditation; Nationally recognized accreditation; Programmatic/professional accreditation

Areas of Study

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Professions and Related Programs

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Take advantage of University of South Dakota's commitment to your service. Request info now on how you can enroll!

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