How Many Students Receive Financial Assistance?
$11,245 is the typical Dakota State University's freshman financial aid offer. Around 85.0% of incoming students obtain financial aid, most of which is in the form of loans.
Financial aid helps decrease the expense, or the "sticker" price of the school. However, know that the only true discounts off the cost of college are in the form of grants and scholarships.
Student debt really should be regarded as an "outcome" instead of "aid". Read more on student loan debt at Dakota State University.
How Much Dakota State University Aid Is Offered That I Don't Have to Pay Back?
The numbers below refer to grants and scholarships mainly provided by the school itself.
72.0% of incoming freshmen (259 total) were given scholarships at Dakota State University, averaging $1,955 per student. This puts it in the bottom 40th percentile of all colleges in the country.
In addition to scholarships, 36.0% of freshman students (130 total) obtained a federal grant, for about $4,351 each.
The graph below shows the typical amount of grant and scholarship aid distributed to all first year students.
Scholarships are merit-based, while grants are given due to financial need.
Amount of Financial Aid By Income Level
The table below demonstrates scholarship and grant distributions by income for first year students receiving any type of federally-funded Title IV aid, such as Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||8.6%||$2,051|
Title IV aid contains loans, grants, or work-study granted by the government commonly according to need. Learn more here.
Grants & Scholarships for All Undergraduate Students Is $4,395
Of the 2,962 undergraduate students at Dakota State University about 42.0% (1,246 total) get some kind of grant aid. The standard amount granted was $4,395.
Dakota State University Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||https://dsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-tuition|
|Net Price Calculator||https://dsu.edu/admissions/financial-aid-tuition/net-price-calculator|
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