Financial Aid Awarded

The majority of students who attend USD receive some sort of financial assistance, which may be scholarships, grants, work, or loans. Sources of financial aid include the federal government, the state government, and organizations and businesses providing scholarships. Internal sources include USD and private donors.

During the 2003-2004 academic year, financial aid was distributed as follows:

Undergrad Graduate Law
Percent receiving aid 71% 68% 4846
Total aid awarded 86,691,211 16,707,747 4846
Sources
- Federal, state, organizations 53% 67% 4846
- USD 44% 25% 4846
- Private donors 3% 8% 4846
Type
- Grants, scholarships 60% 30% 4846
- Loans and work-study 40% 70% 4846