What Amount of Financial Assistance is Offered?
South Dakota State University's standard financial aid package for new freshman students is $12,098. About 68.0% of freshman students get some financial aid, the majority of which is in the form of loans.
Loans technically come under the umbrella of 'financial aid', but the only true college discount is a grant or scholarship that you do not have to pay back.
Uneasy about the debt that may be included in a financial aid package? View the average amount of debt per student at South Dakota State.
How Much Is Available in Grants & Scholarships?
The numbers below refer to aid which is given by South Dakota State University.
57.0% of incoming freshmen (1,224 total) were offered scholarships at South Dakota State University, averaging $2,382 per student. This ranks in the bottom 40th percentile of all colleges in the country.
543 first years were awarded a grant. About 25.0% of South Dakota State freshmen obtained grants with an average of $4,372 per person.
The graph below shows the average amount of grant and scholarship aid given to all first year students.
Grants are usually need-based while scholarships are merit-based.
How Family Income Affects Financial Aid
The following table demonstrates scholarship and grant allocations by family income for first year students getting any kind of federally-funded Title IV aid, including Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||7.6%||$2,726|
The chart above displays students who are obtaining Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.
Grants & Scholarships for All Undergrads Is $4,573
54.0% of the 10,994 undergraduates at South Dakota State University obtain some kind of grant aid. This is a total of about 5,971 students obtaining an average of $4,573 each.
South Dakota State University Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||https://www.sdstate.edu/office-admissions/paying|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www.sdstate.edu/office-admissions/office-financial-aid/net-price-calculator|