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university of south dakota

public coeducational institution of higher learning in Vermillion, southeastern South Dakota, U.S. It was established by the Dakota Territorial Legislature in 1862, and it opened in 1882. It was the first public institution of higher education in the Dakotas. Total enrollment is about 8,000.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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