Through our scholarship program, Delta State University recognizes students who have excelled and demonstrate the potential for academic success in college. Academic scholarships are awarded based on criteria such as grade point average (GPA), ACT/SAT scores, class rank and credit hours earned. Privately funded scholarships are based on a number of factors which may include: high school GPA, ACT or SAT score, financial need and residency.

*For scholarship consideration, you must submit a completed scholarship application and be admitted to the university.

Freshman Scholarships

Freshman Scholarship Application

Transfer Scholarships

Transfer Scholarship Application



 Cost of Attendance

Fall and Spring 2018 – 2019

For a full listing of all undergraduate and graduate pricing, please visit Student Business Services.

Tuition | $7,076

($3,538.00 per semester)

Capital Improvement Fee | $120

Undergraduates with 12-19 hours per semester.

*Course related fees may apply. Please consult the Undergraduate University Catalog online for an estimation of these fees.

There are absolutely $0 out-of-state tuition fees.

Residence Halls

Blansett Hall
$4,500 ($2,250 per semester)

Brumby-Castle Hall
$4,450 ($2,225 per semester)

Cain-Tatum Hall
$4,250 ($2,125 per semester) 

Fugler-Hammett Hall
$4,250 ($2,125 per semester)

Foundation Hall
$4,800 ($2,400 per semester)

Lawler-Harkins Hall
$4,400 ($2,200 per semester)

*Private rooms are available at an additional cost. To view each private room costs per semester, visit Student Business Services.

ALL ACCESS Meal Plan | $3,280

($1,640 per semester)

Freshmen and sophomores, living on campus, will receive unlimited meals at Young-Mauldin Dining Hall and $350 in Flex Bucks per year.

Build Your Own Plan | $1,160 – $2,870

($580 – $1,435 per semester depending on selection of block meals and flex dollars)

Upperclassmen and commuters can build their own meal plans which consist of a combination of various meal block and Flex Buck options.

Commuter Plan | $400 Flex Dollars

($200 per semester)

Mandatory for upperclassmen students enrolled in 6 or more hours on the main DSU campus.



The Office of Financial Assistance works with students to meet your financial needs. The department can assist you with federal and state financial aid programs, student loans, state scholarships and federal work study. The office is staffed with full-time, financial aid counselors, so your questions will not go unanswered.

Contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 662-846-4670 or visit online.

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