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Dakota State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Madison, SD

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,574
Out-of-state: $25,644
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,536
Out-of-state: $12,606
Room and Board
$7,033
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$4,805
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
No deadline for filing financial aid forms
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003463
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
343 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
259 (75.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
259 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
28 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$7,882
Need-Based Gift
Received by 141 (54.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,494
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 226 (87.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,531
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 193 (74.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
59 (15.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,513

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,198 (83.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
963 (80.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
962 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
97 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$8,362
Need-Based Gift
Received by 547 (56.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,754
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 849 (88.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,400
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 499 (51.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
137 (9.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,209

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,928
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
4.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill)
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Number of Awards
507
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
11
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Veterans
Number of Awards
1
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,339

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