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Student Experience

May 17, 2022

“A Gift Our Graduates Can Cherish”

The concept for this event emerged when Mallory Safley, Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development, noticed students donning their academic attire for graduation photos at the bell tower every semester.

Oct 28, 2021

A Stroll with a Goal

Students and community members once again gathered on the Burran Bell Tower Quad wearing high heels for the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to bring awareness to domestic violence in our community.

Aug 04, 2021

New Beginnings: Advice for Living on Campus

When you are packing, remember to pack a tool kit and cleaning supplies. You should also bring a personal vacuum. Of course, Mashburn provides one, but I have a small vacuum because it is more convenient. Decorations are a must because they will make your space feel like home.

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Making College Affordable

At Dalton State, we find ways to make college life easier for you by providing quality education and helpful financial aid options.

Financial Aid

Our student-centered approach at Dalton State begins during the admissions process, as our counselors will work one-on-one with prospective students and their families to navigate the admissions and financial aid processes. Together, we’ll make sure you know what is required to ensure all your papers are signed, all your qualified funding is secured, and all your questions are answered.


All students are invited to apply for scholarships from the Dalton State Foundation. Last year, the Foundation awarded 154 scholarships totaling more than $250,000. Plus, 58% of our students receive some form of need-based financial support. With our already low tuition and fees, even a modest grant or scholarship can go a long way at Dalton State.

Tuition and Fees

While tuition prices and average student loan debt is skyrocketing at most four-year schools, Dalton State remains committed to offering an outstanding value – a great education at an affordable cost. We believe the most important investment is the one we make in you, not the other way around.
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After submitting all of your admission documents, our enrollment team will review your application and make an admission decision. If you are officially accepted to Dalton State, you’ll want to know what steps to take next.


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Living on Campus

Find your “home away from home” at Mashburn Hall. Discover the benefits of living on campus that will help you maximize your college experience!

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The Dalton State Admissions Team is happy to serve you and help every student throughout the entire admissions process.