Paying for College NEW

At NDSCS, you have access to an affordable, high-quality education. Use the resources below to help you get a better understanding of what NDSCS costs.


Things to Know

It is important to know what college will cost and what your options are for paying for it. Here is some information to assist you in preparing to pay for college, along with other information related to your NDSCS Account. Your NDSCS Account reflects actual costs and payments each semester, including financial aid, while attending NDSCS.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is money to help pay for college including grants, work-study and low-interest loans. Aid can come from the U.S. federal government, the state or the college.

Financial Aid Quick Links


Unlike loans, scholarships never have to be paid back. They are a great way to help pay for college. Performance-based scholarships not only assist with your financial needs, they are a reward for your hard work and distinguish you as an outstanding student.

Scholarships are available from a variety of sources; therefore, you need to be resourceful and initiate the process early each year. Typically, scholarship recipients are selected in the spring (February through May) for the upcoming academic year.

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