Colleges can have priority deadlines for the FAFSA to help determine who to consider for certain financial aid programs.
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Below is a list of South Dakota colleges and universities with their priority FAFSA deadlines, as well as links to their websites.
Augustana University: March 1
Black Hills State University: December 1
Dakota State University: March 1
Dakota Wesleyan University: March 1
Lake Area Technical Institute: April 1
Mitchell Technical Institute: April 1
Mount Marty University: March 1
National American University: May 1
Northern State University: March 1
Oglala Lakota College: April 20
Presentation College: March 1
Sinte Gleska University: April 15
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology: No priority deadline, but students should submit early. Institutional scholarship deadline is January 15.
South Dakota State University: March 1. Note that many admissions scholarships have a priority deadline of December 15
Southeast Technical Institute: February 1
University of Sioux Falls: January 1
University of South Dakota: April 1. Note that many scholarships have a much earlier deadline of December 1.