How To Pay For College

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*Bar graph image above compares the tuition rate for Delgado ($2,039.52/semester) to the average tuition rates of public universities ($3,514.77/semester), private for-profit colleges ($6,330.05/semester), and private not-for-profit universities ($10,381.37/semester) in Louisiana.

How You Can Pay For College

Grants do not need to be paid back to the federal government and can be accessed by completing the FAFSA application at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Delgado's FAFSA school code is 004626.
Learn more about Delgado’s Financial Aid Process

Types of federal grants include the Pell Grant (most popular type of grant awarded by the federal government) and the GoGrant and FSEOG. The amount you’re awarded is based on your financial need, cost of schooling, and whether you’re a part-time or full-time student.

Remember to borrow wisely, all loans must be paid back, including interest! Once you have explored all free student aid options, a loan may help you cover remaining college costs. All FAFSA-eligible students can qualify for a federal loan by completing the FAFSA application at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Delgado's FAFSA school code is 004626.
Learn more about Delgado’s Financial Aid Process

Awards for Delgado Scholarships are made in the Fall term. Don’t miss out on free money! Apply at the
scholarship page. Scholarships from external organizations are also available. Awards vary by amount and application deadline. Click to see the full list.
Check with your HR department to see if your employer offers a tuition assistance option, especially if the degree youseek will benefit your current position/career!

An opportunity available to students at the college to earn college credit for the stuff you already know. If you already know the content in a course you may not have to take the full class in order to be awarded credit.

For more information on applicable programs and Delgado’s policy on credit for prior learning, visit the
credit for prior learning page.

Enroll in a tuition payment plan to pay your tuition in a more manageable installments. Payment plans are offered on a monthly and bi-monthly basis. Click to learn more.

First Day Books is an easy and inexpensive way to get all the course materials students need without ever leaving home!  First Day Books is a textbook fee for any course listed in the program (more courses being offered every semester). Students are stress free and ready on day one of the course with all they need to be successful! Click to learn more.

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