In-state Tuition for Iowa Residents

It's Official!

The Board of Regents approved the request from the University of South Dakota to offer in-state tuition to Iowa residents! Beginning this fall, the total cost for Iowa residents will be $17,192.50. This is a savings of over $3,000 per year! Below is a breakdown of the cost.


Tuition and fees: $8457.00

Housing: $4086.10

Meal Plan: $3449.40

Book estimate: $1200.00


Total cost: $17,192.50

I hope that this will help make USD more affordable for you! Please let me know if you have any questions about this.

Next Step

If you are ready to commit to the University of South Dakota, your next step is to pay the housing deposit. This will allow you to set up your USD email account and get started on the housing application. You will also be able to sign up for Fast Track Registration to schedule your first semester classes.
Please let me know if you are no longer considering USD.