Freshman Cost & Aid

Answer four quick questions within our cost estimator or use our net price calculator for a more in-depth estimate that includes likely amounts of financial aid, grants, scholarships, and loans.

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Personalized estimates of costs and financial aid you are likely to receive at Minot State, including grants, scholarships, and loans.

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Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Awards

New freshman admitted by the deadline of Feb. 15 that meet the academic standards are eligible for these awards.

Minot State Academic Excellence Scholarship
High School GPA Scholarship Award
3.9+ $10,000
$2,500/year for a maximum of 4 years
3.7-3.89 $7,500
$1,875/year for a maximum of 4 years
3.5-3.69 $5,000
$1,250/year for a maximum of 4 years
3.0-3.49 $2,500
$625/year for a maximum of 4 years

Awards are based on your official unweighted high school grade point average (GPA). No additional application beyond your application for admission is required. Those who qualify will receive their award in the form of a tuition waiver which may not be eligible for combination with other waivers. Terms and conditions are subject to change.

Additional information available through the Financial Aid Office.

Now is the perfect time to apply for the record number of scholarships available at Minot State. 

Fill out your scholarship application and find out about waivers and awards you might qualify for! The scholarship deadline is Feb. 15.

Applying for federal financial aid is a great way to help pay for college. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to determine your eligibility for federal grants, work study, loan programs, and the North Dakota State Grant. The priority funding deadline is April 15, learn more at Federal Student Aid.


Minot State Financial Aid Office

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