A majority of students accepted to Delta Technical College receive some type of financial aid or assistance.
Since Delta Tech is not a traditional college, there is no deadline to apply for federal funding, grants or other kinds of financial assistance. Prospective students can apply for financial aid at any point prior to their selected program’s official start date.
- Contact your local Delta Tech campus for more information or to complete an application.
Federal Grants and Loans
Federal Financial Aid forms are available online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
When filling out your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), be sure to use the appropriate income tax year. Once you’ve completed it, sign, date the FAFSA and then return it to Delta Tech. The school code for Delta Tech is 033683.
What if I already filled out my FAFSA?
If you have already filled out the FAFSA, you will simply need to add our school code.
- Go to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
- Click step three to “add or delete a school code”
- Enter Delta Tech’s school code: 033683
- Delta Tech will contact you once we have received your information
Delta Tech is approved for the following Federal Grant and Loan programs:
*Available to students who qualify
- Federal Pell Grant William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Programs
- Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loan (Student)
- Federal Direct PLUS Loan (Parents of Dependent Students)
Cohort Default Rate
Delta Technical College's 3-year official cohort default rate is 2.9%.
Other funding options:
Students may look into outside financial funding on their own, such as a private loan from a bank.
- More information about financing options is available here.
WIOA (Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act):
According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES), the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) is designed to help job candidates access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. For more information visit MDES.
Exit Counseling Requirement
A Direct Loan student borrower who is graduating, leaving school, or dropping below half-time enrollment is required to complete Exit Counseling.
- Visit StudentAid.gov and log in using your FSA ID
- Click on Complete Loan Counseling and then select Exit Counseling
- When selecting a school to notify, you will choose Midwest Technical Institute in Springfield, IL (this is the main campus for MTI/DTC)
- Complete the online Exit Counseling session all the way up until you see a confirmation page (please allow 20-30 minutes to complete)
- Keep this confirmation page for your records
- The Financial Aid office at your MTI campus will be automatically notified you have met this requirement