Regent Scholars Curriculum
Regents Scholars
Effective in 2001, the Regents' Scholar Diploma program was established as an academic letter that school districts use to recognize graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence through the completion of coursework in the seven content areas.  Additionally, high school graduates designated as Regents' Scholars automatically are admitted to all six public universities. 

For students to be nominated as a recipients of the Regents' Scholar Diploma, they must have 1) graduated from a South Dakota high school; 2) completed the coursework identified in the six areas outlined above; 3) receive a “C” (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher on all required coursework; and 4) maintained an unweighted cumulative grade point average of a “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school. 


To see more information about the current requirements and find out how to submit a Regents' Scholar List, please see the Regents' Scholar Website (

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