Office of Financial Aid

Welcome to your financial aid

Explore the available financial assistance options from scholarships to student loans and work-study setup. Read more about the eligibility conditions, application process, and terms below to know how Dalton State can help you achieve your educational goals.

Need more information? Our financial aid representative in Enrollment Services will be happy to assist you.

What aid is available?

Check out the financial assistance options below and see which one works for your needs.


Find out how to apply for loans from student loans, PLUS, to private loans.
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Student Loans

Dalton State offers low-interest direct loans for eligible students.
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Work Study

View the qualifications, rates, and advantages of working on campus.
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Applying for and Receiving Financial Aid

How is my eligibility determined?

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How do I apply for aid

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What happens after I apply?

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How will my aid be disbursed?

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Mission Statement

Dalton State College provides a diverse student population with opportunities to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to attain affordable baccalaureate degrees, associate degrees and certificates and to reach their personal and professional goals. Through challenging academics and rich collegiate experiences, we promote lifelong learning, active leadership and positive contributions in Northwest Georgia and beyond.

Financial Aid and Veteran Services Code of Conduct

In compliance with the requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act (H.R. 4137) as signed into law on August 14, 2008, the following is the Code of Conduct regarding students loans for the Office of Financial Aid at Dalton State College.

Financial Aid Consultation

Following our new safety guidelines, Financial Aid Counselors and other experts from our Office of Enrollment Services will now be meeting with students by appointment ONLY. We are offering virtual meetings through Microsoft Teams following the guidelines on the appointment form.

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Office of Student Financial Aid and Veteran Services

If you have a Dalton State email, you can get Microsoft Teams for free.