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DSC Housing Costs

$5,500 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$3,200 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,350 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$1,485 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

How Do DSC'S Room and Board Costs Compare to the National Average?

Make the very best college choice for you by understanding all of your college expenses. Start by being familiar with how much you'll be paying every year for room, board, and other living expenses.

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DSC Housing and Meal Plan Costs In 2021, DSC students paid out $5,500 for housing and $3,200 for the dining plan.

Learn Dalton State College housing costs for both on-campus and off-campus, in addition to dining plans in addition to other expenses in the table below.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$8,720$8,406
— Housing      $5,500
— Meals      $3,200
Other Living Expenses$1,485$4,283
Books and Supplies$1,350$1,350

Over Four Years You Could Spend About $43,815 for Housing, Food and Other Stuff

On-campus housing and dining at DSC have changed about -2.7% for each of the past five years, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If today's developments carry on, incoming first year students in 2022 will be charged about $11,307 in room, board and additional expenses for their first year of attendance. By their last year an undergraduate would spend around $11,067 for a two-year degree, and $10,606 for a bachelor's degree.

Total room and board costs over the course of four years would be around $43,815; for just two years it will be about $22,375.


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How to Finance Your DSC Education?

Details on Campus Living Arrangements & Food Plans

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether DSC does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Schools may offer meal plans where the number of meals per week can vary, for example, the student receives a meal card and charges meals against the card. Then there are schools like DSC that offer meal plans based on the number of meals per week. See the table below to find out the number of meals per week in the maximum meal plan offered at DSC.

Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity363
Meals Per Week Included in Max Meal Plan19

Below Average Costs to Live On Campus

Students at Dalton State College only pay $11,555 for room, board and other living expenses. A great deal considering the national average price is $15,282.


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