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Financial Aid at the University of Sioux Falls

Budget. Plan. Afford. As a Christian university, the University of Sioux Falls (USF) in South Dakota makes earning your degree as affordable as possible by keeping tuition costs down and providing access to financial aid. Indeed, college tuition and financial aid transparency is a part of USF’s distinctly Christian approach to the liberal arts because financial literacy matters – not just while you’re a student at USF but after graduation as well. We want you to make good financial decisions, including making the most of your financial aid options.

We’re here to explain USF’s financial aid details, financial aid processes and financial aid options for all students.

University of Sioux Falls Financial Aid Statistics

As you consider your options for attending a Christian university, private college and/or liberal arts college, we want to share some financial aid statistics that may help you better understand financial aid at USF:

100% of first-time, full-time freshman at USF receive financial aid.

The average financial aid package at USF is $24,520, which brings a family’s net cost per year down to $10,810 (for a first-time, full-time freshman).

More than 500 USF students receive financial aid in the form of academic scholarships annually.

More than 375 students receive financial aid in the form of performance scholarships annually.

More than 400 students receive financial aid in the form of endowed scholarships annually.

More than 120 campus work-study jobs are available annually.

Financial Aid Information and Tools from USF

USF believes that financial literacy, including understanding college costs and financial aid applications and financial aid options is very important for all students and their families. With that goal in mind, we’ve created some financial aid tools to help you understand how financial aid works at USF as you earn your degree on our campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

USF Tuition and Costs. See how the tuition and financial aid numbers stack up.

Example USF Financial Aid Packages. Learn more about the financial aid students receive based on their family’s financial situation.

USF Net Price Calculator. Use USF’s Net Price Calculator to estimate your total costs and possible financial aid.

USF Scholarship Calculator. Use USF’s Scholarship Calculator to see if you may be eligible for financial aid in the form of USF scholarships.

Applying for Financial Aid. Follow these Steps to Financial Aid instructions to apply for financial aid at USF:

USF Financial Aid Deadlines and Other Important Financial Aid Information

Every student must re-apply for financial aid every calendar year. The new FAFSA application (which is the first step in the financial aid process) is available in October.

Use USF’s Federal School Code so that our Financial Aid Office receives your FAFSA results: 

003469

Priority FAFSA filing date

January 1, each year

Contact the Financial Aid Office at the University of Sioux Falls

Financial Aid Office Location:

McDonald Center

Financial Aid Office Hours:

8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday

Financial Aid Office Phone Number:

(605) 331-6623 or Toll-free 1-800-888-1047

Financial Aid Office Email:

finaid@usiouxfalls.edu

Financial Aid Office Mailing Address:

1101 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105