Important Dates and Deadlines for Exchange/Free Mover Students
Student Application Priority Deadline
Student Application Final Deadline
|Fall 2014 Semester||March 1, 2014||March 14, 2014||March 21, 2014|
|Spring 2015 Semester||September 27, 2014||October 10, 2014||October 17, 2014|
Please Note: Meeting the Priority Deadline will give students priority during class registration. All application materials must be submitted in a complete packet. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or reviewed.
Exchange Student Application Information
To begin an online application, please follow the instructions below:
Step One: Visit the Exchange Student Application Page
Step Two: Click on the "Apply Now" button (in gray, near the center of the page)
Step Three: Follow the instructions given to open a new application account
Free Mover Application Information
To apply to study at USD as a Free Mover student, please contact Lauren Litz.
Language Requirement for Admission to USD
Students must be proficient in English and submit confirmation though an official TOEFL score and/or a letter from their home university academic advisor stating that the student is prepared to take courses in English.
A TOEFL score is strongly recommended for students whose native language is not English. Students can take the internet, computer or paper exam. USD's minimum scores are 213 on the computer-based, 550 on the paper-based, or 80 on the internet-based test. For scores to be valid they should not be any older than 2 years. USD will only accept official scores. For a testing center in your country, please visit the TOEFL web site.