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University of South Dakota, Beacom School of Business

Beacom School of Business is the flagship business school in South Dakota and a regional leader offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our alumni are global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics and health services administration. Beacom continues to enjoy national rankings by U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review, and others. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors including innovation and entrepreneurship, operational analytics, marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, health services administration, business administration, and economics, as well as an MBA and Masters of Professional Accountancy degree. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the newest instructional methods, in Vermillion, Sioux Falls, and online. Our faculty are regionally and nationally recognized for their cutting-edge research and outreach engagement. Beacom School of Business boasts AACSB and AUPHA accreditation, students typically scoring in the top 5% of all business students taking the business national exit exam, more than $400,000 in scholarships awarded annually, strong corporate relationships providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates resulting in high employment/graduate school rates, and much more. The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and College of Arts and Sciences.


  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

  • Online

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on August 13, 2018.