USD called a "best value" public college
In the Midwest, the University of South Dakota is one of the top "best value" public colleges in the region, according to a new report.
Bestvalueschools.com recently released its appraisals and ranked USD in Vermillion 13th. The University of North Dakota in Grand Forks ranked 10th.
The site ranked schools based on in-state net return on investment. The site calculated the 30-year ROI for USD at $388,000. For UND, it was $615,000.
The website noted the following about USD:
"The University of South Dakota is home to the state's only medical school and law school. The school was founded in 1862 while South Dakota was still a territory, 37 years before it received statehood. The school has just over 7,600 undergraduate students, and prides itself on providing residents of the state very affordable tuition and great educational opportunities."