University of South Dakota

Quick Stats

414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069

Students
207
enrolled (full-time)
3
enrolled (part-time)
Tuition
$13,904
per year (full-time, in-state)
$28,430
per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$7,480
per year (part-time, in-state)
$21,948
per year (part-time, out-of-state)

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Law School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
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#145 Best Law Schools

Law School Overview

The School of Law at University of South Dakota has an application deadline of March 15. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of South Dakota is $35. The part-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of South Dakota is $35. Its tuition is full-time: $13,904 per year (in-state); full-time: $28,430 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $7,480 per year (in-state); and part-time: $21,948 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 13.6:1. The School of Law at University of South Dakota has 17 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1901
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional

Admissions

Application deadline March 15
Full-time program application fee $35
Part-time program application fee $35
Admissions phone (605) 677-5444
Admissions email law@usd.edu
Website http://www.usd.edu/law/

Academics

Full- and part-time faculty 17
Student-faculty ratio 13.6:1
Total faculty 17

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 207
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 73

Cost

Tuition and fees

full-time: $13,904 per year (in-state)
full-time: $28,430 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $7,480 per year (in-state)
part-time: $21,948 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $7,697

Careers

Employed at graduation2 36.8%
Median private sector starting salary N/A
Median public service starting salary $46,000

Library

Total volumes and volume equivalents 208,243

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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