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Tuition and Financial Aid

At DAUST, we believe that education can transform lives. We have several financial aid options to help you achieve your goals for higher education. Costs vary by educational program. Estimated costs for both a Fall and Winter semester are shown below. 

Estimated Yearly PREPA Costs for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

  • Tuition - 2,550,000 FCFA ($4,250)
  • Housing - 450,000 FCFA ($750)
  • Application Fee - $50 (Approx. 29,000 FCFA)

Estimated Yearly Bachelor's Degree Costs for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

  • Tuition - 2,550,000 FCFA ($4,250)
  • Housing - 450,000 FCFA ($750)
  • Application Fee - $50 (29,000 FCFA)

Estimated Yearly Graduate Degree Costs for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

  • Tuition - 3,500,000 FCFA ($5,000)
  • Application Fee - $60 (35,000 FCFA)

Financial Aid Options

At DAUST, we have various options to help you fund your education. Our Admissions Counselors and Financial Aid Advisors will provide answers to any question you may have.

DAUST Scholarships

  • Engineering Excellence Scholarship
    • This 200,000 FCFA scholarship is automatically awarded to the student in the College of Engineering with excellent academic record
  • Science Excellence Scholarship
    • This 200,000 FCFA scholarship is automatically awarded to the student in the College of Science with excellent academic record
  • Good Citizen Scholarship
    • The 100,000 FCFA Good Citizen Scholarship is given to a student who has contributed positively to the lives of other students or the community. The recipient will be decided by nominations from students and faculty.

Tuition Reduction

  • You can save 15% on tuition if you are the parent, spouse or child of a DAUST student
  • You can save 25% on tuition if you are the parent, spouse or child of a DAUST employee
  • You may be eligible for tuition savings if you are an employee or member of one of our partner organizations.

Contact Information

The Office of Financial Student Aid is located at our campus in Dakar, Senegal. Trained professionals are available at the office.

Office hours are 
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

You may email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at +221 33 958 2570 or +221 77 162 6223 (Mobile).