Dickinson State University

Dickinson, ND

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, ND

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Tuition & Fees

$8,122

$9,942

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
532
25th
450
75th
550
25th
470
75th
21
25th
15
75th
23
25th
17
75th
22
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 499
Declined 7
Total Received 506
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Public

1,583

undergraduate students

38

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Dickinson State University, founded in 1918, is a public university. Its 76-acre campus is located in the town of Dickinson, 100 miles from Bismarck.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,621
Established in 1918
Coeducational Coeducational

132-acre campus in Dickinson (population: 22,186), 100 miles from Bismarck. Served by air and bus; train serves Williston.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND
58601

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
35%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
532
25th
450
75th
550
25th
470
75th
21
25th
15
75th
23
25th
17
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required SAT Subject Tests Required

Not Selective

98%

acceptance rate

Accepted 499
Declined 7
Total Received 506

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

61%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,485

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,474
Room $3,120
Board $4,366
Additional fees $1,648
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $16,808
Average Financial Aid - $5,485
Total with Avg. Aid $11,323

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,430,893
State $411,570
Institutional $349,990
Other external $219,159
Total $2,411,612

Non-need-based

Federal $10,929
State $70,766
Institutional $159,216
Other external $86,898
Total $327,809
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 279-4295
F: 701 483-9959
dsu.financialaid@dickinsonstate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Football
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, North Star Athletic Association, Dakota Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine and Studio Arts Management.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Business Education
  3. Agricultural Studies

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,621

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,583
students

Female
62%
975

Male
38%
608

2%

38
students

Female
63%
24

Male
37%
14

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

62%

989
students

Female
59%
575

Male
41%
414

38%

594
students

Female
68%
400

Male
32%
194

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Canada
Ghana
Kenya
Nepal
Nigeria
Zimbabwe
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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