Academic Profile for 2022

Four Year Graduation Rate
43%

Six Year Graduation Rate
60%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
60%

Student to Faculty Ratio
15 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
78%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
1,308
students in 2019

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2019 school year

Students Total
7,475

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2019 school year

Students Total
7,475

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Graduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Undergraduate level programs or courses are offered via distance education
Special learning
ROTC - Army
Study abroad
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)


Accreditation

Institutional

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Captial University Center)
10/02/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Rapid City Health Science Building)
09/12/1984 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Sanford School of Medicine - Rapid City Site)
10/02/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at University Center - Rapid City)
02/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Western Iowa Technical Institute and Community College)
02/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at University Center)
12/01/1965 - 01/01/2013
Closed by Institition
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at National Baptist Seminary)
02/21/2011 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Sanford School of Medicine - Sioux Falls Site)
10/02/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at University Center North)
01/01/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Watertown)
09/12/1984 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Sanford School of Medicine - Yankton Site)
10/02/2009 - Current
Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
(University of South Dakota at Ellsworth Air Force Base)
12/01/1965 - 03/05/2013
Closed by Institition
Specialized

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Agency / Program Period of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
[Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs]
12/01/1975 - Current
Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
[Law (LAW) - Professional schools]
01/01/1923 - Current
Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
[Dental Hygiene (DH)]
05/16/1969 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs]
05/01/1993 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OTD) - Programs leading to a Doctoral Degree]
04/01/2016 - Current
Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
[Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree]
05/01/1993 - Current
Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
[Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist]
05/12/1993 - Current
Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
[Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs]
11/01/1971 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs]
02/01/1994 - 12/31/2006
Loss of Accreditation or Preaccreditation: Voluntary Withdrawal
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Clinical doctoral program in Audiology]
02/01/2005 - Current
Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs]
03/19/1974 - Current
Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
[Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels]
04/25/2013 - Current
Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
[Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree]
07/01/1942 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
[Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1979 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
[Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1953 - Current
Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
[Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs]
09/01/1990 - Current
Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
[Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools]
01/01/1956 - Current
Accredited
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