The University of South Dakota is the flagship institution of South Dakota, located on a 216-acre campus in Vermillion, in the southeast corner of South Dakota. USD is NCAA Division I member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League. USD is committed to building and sustaining a program that mirrors the overall excellence of the university, by providing students an unparalleled opportunity for success. For further information regarding USD and the Athletic Department please refer to our website at www.GoYotes.com "Founded in 1862, The University of South Dakota is designated as the only public liberal arts university in the state and is home to a comprehensive College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, the state's only School of Law, School of Medicine, the accredited Beacom School of Business and the College of Fine Arts. It has an enrollment of more than 10,100 students taught by 400 faculty members. More information is available at www.usd.edu/press/news."