24 months
654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
340 USD/credit 10200 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Printmaking program from University of South Dakota mentors students to gain the knowledge and skills in both traditional and alternative printmaking processes as the means to develop your personal voice.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The focus of the Printmaking program from University of South Dakota is to provide you with the educational opportunities and experiences to foster independent thinking, artistic courage and integrity.

You have the opportunity to work in facilities that offer the full range of traditional and alternative printmaking processes to allow you to explore any aspect of the medium in your educational journey.

Key Features

Our printmaking facilities include:

  • Darkrooms for screenprinting, lithography and intaglio
  • Artists’ books/bookbinding studio
  • Mac computer lab, scanners, and large/medium format printers
  • Access to laser cutters 15 screen printing stations
  • Charles Brand lithography presses and 45 lithographic stones
  • Five etching presses from larger to smaller sizes
  • T-shirt screenprinting stations
  • Letterpress and type shop
  • Large individual graduate studios with 24-hour access

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Printmaking
  • Serigraphy
  • Lithography
  • Advanced Studio Projects
  • Special Projects
  • Independent Study

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee: $35.00 U.S.D. The application fee cannot be waived and is nonrefundable.
  • Official Transcripts: If transcripts are not originally provided by the institution in the English language, the indigenous language transcript should be submitted along with an English translation. The full English translation must include a certification from the translator verifying that the translation is complete and accurate and that they are qualified to translate the language to English.
  • Official Admission Test Scores: If test scores are required by a graduate program, students may upload a copy of their score report to their GradCAS application. Full admission will require that an official score report is sent to USD directly from the testing body.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Letters must be submitted directly by the recommenders through GradCAS.
  • Statement of Purpose: Refer to program admission requirements for details.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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