Financial Aid Awarded 2016-17

The majority of students who attend USD receive some sort of financial assistance, which may be scholarships, grants, work, and/or loans. Sources of financial aid include USD, federal, state, and outside organizations and businesses providing scholarships.

The total amount of financial aid received by undergraduate, graduate, and law students for the financial aid year of 2016-17 (September 2016 through August 2017) is detailed below.

Total Aid Received, Year 2016-17
  Undergraduate Graduate Law
Total amount $156,627,832 $44,647,464 $37,722,630
% provided by USD 53% 18% 38%
 

Average Annual Amount Received for Fall 2016 Enrolled Students (enrolled for full year 2016-2017)
  Undergrad % of Students Graduate % of Students Law % of Students
Average amount $38,009 75% $28,750 74% $53,036 93%
— Scholarships/Grants $26,239 72% $11,590 55% $25,097 76%
[Pell Grants*] $4,172 16%
— Work $3,370 12% $3,396 3%
— Tuition Remission $20,148 3% <1%
— Student loans $9,822 41% $30,138 49% $43,282 70%
— Parent loans $28,926 18%


* Pell Grants are a subset of all scholarships and grants.