Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

Majors & Degrees

Cost and Aid

Funding your next adventure

Transferring to DSU is a smart choice with benefits that last a lifetime. We offer a private-school education at a public-school price. Plus, we’re committed making it affordable for every Trojan.

If you need help paying for your academic journey, you’re in good company. 74% of our students receive some kind of financial aid. And in the 2017-2018 school year, we awarded an average of $10,913 per student.

In addition to federal aid, you may also qualify for athletic, merit-based, or other scholarships.

How much does DSU cost?

Take a look at our tuition and fees or estimate the cost of attendance a student might expect to incur at Dakota State University for a specific period.

How do I apply for financial aid?

We’ve got your back

Questions? Whether you need personalized information about your specific financial situation, or you need guidance on the FAFSA, we’re here to help.

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