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Explore, Experience and Thrive in Sioux Falls - the Best College Town!

In Sioux Falls you'll discover fare and fun that's appealing to college-age students like you. Bordering Iowa and Minnesota, Sioux Falls is located in the "Heart of America," and the University of Sioux Falls is located in the "Heart of Sioux Falls." We are the University for the City of Sioux Falls.


Conveniently located at the junction of Interstates 90 and 29 on the banks of the Big Sioux River, Sioux Falls is South Dakota's largest city with a population of 166,700 (MSA population is 265,653). We're within a day's drive of most major Midwestern cities.


Enjoy a variety of Shopping Venues and Restaurants, Falls Park and Extensive Park System, Semi-Professional Sports and Recreation and an acclaimed Fine Arts Scene, including the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science.


In Sioux Falls, you won't look far to gain experience and confirm your major through part-time employment, job shadows, internships and volunteer opportunities. In fact, more than 78 percent of USF graduates choose to start their careers in South Dakota (the majority of those in Sioux Falls!). 

Having been ranked as the #1 Up-and-Coming City for Recent College Grads by Forbes, Sioux Falls consistently ranks high for business and economic development. Forbes, POLICOM, Sperling's Best Places, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Experian and many other national media outlets have ranked Sioux Falls high in their publications.