The University of South Dakota is a public coeducational research university in Vermillion, SD. The School of Health Sciences is committed to academic excellence. We provide low student-to-faculty ratios and real-world settings beyond the classroom that lead to student success. This is proven as our students routinely exceed the national average on their board certification exams. Our mission: The School of Health Sciences develops scholars, practitioners and leaders in health and human services, meeting the workforce needs of South Dakota, the region and beyond.