Financial Aid Awarded

Yes

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 2014-15 (September 2014 through August 2015) is detailed below.

Total Aid Received, Year 2014-15
  Undergraduate Graduate Law
Total amount $149,953,876 $37,401,492 $37,873,406
% provided by USD 52% 21% 28%
 

The following table shows the average amount of different types of financial aid received by students who were enrolled in Fall 2014 for the full 2014-2015 financial aid year and the percent of students receiving aid at each level.

Average Annual Amount Received for Fall 2014 Enrolled Students
  Undergrad % of Students Graduate % of Students Law % of Students
Average amount $35,768 73% $28,610 72% $52,298 88%
— Scholarships/Grants $24,081 69% $10,775 60% $21,273 66%
[Pell Grants*] $4,011 18%
— Work $3,244 13% $3,227 3%
— Student loans $9,425 43% $28,919 50% $46,250 70%
— Parent loans $27,158 18%


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

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