With lower tuition, Iowa residents flooding University of South Dakota | Sioux City Journal

So a host of freshmen and sophomore students from Iowa are paying in-state tuition and fees this year, while some upperclassmen Iowans who started at USD before 2016 are paying the non-resident price of $12,019.There are some oddities for Iowa students on campus, since officials when beginning the lower tuition option in 2016 didn’t apply it to existing Iowa students.

In at least one case, for example, two siblings from the same Iowa family are paying two different rates.

Besides Iowans, USD also offers in-state tuition to children of alumni, no matter where they live.

South Dakota natives who attend USD this week said they aren’t upset that Iowa students are getting the lower tuition. Cley Charlson, a junior from Sioux Falls, said he understands the rationale of offering in-state tuition to draw out-of-state students.

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