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Dickinson State University
  • 4 Year
  • DICKINSON, ND

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B+

About

291 CAMPUS DRIVE
DICKINSON, ND 58601
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
North Star Athletic Association
From Dickinson State University

Small Community. Big Opportunity.

At Dickinson State University, students enjoy an innovative and personalized education. DSU boasts a 12:1 student-faculty ratio, which means our professors know their students by name. With campuses in Dickinson, Bismarck, and Williston and classes offered online, our students enjoy a range of options tailored to them. These aspects guarantee one thing for our students: an incredible experience.

As a student at Dickinson State, you have access to unique courses, high-end technology, and devoted faculty members. We are here to help you achieve success. Whatever your path, you will find DSU’s low tuition cost, impressive job placement rates, and range of academic programs provide a solid starting point.

The University offers Presidential Scholarship Awards, waiving $1,600 in annual tuition costs for qualified new full time students. Visit Dickinson State’s scholarships webpage to learn more.

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Dickinson State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 1
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
990-1150
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,817 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,141 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 7 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 8 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 8 responses

Majors

Bachelor of Business Administration

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in administration explores the critical elements that make organizations function efficiently and various business theories and how they apply in the real world. As business administration graduates, students can apply their skills to virtually any industry.

Online

Online Programs Offered
28
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
23
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
922 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
399
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
26%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 3 responses
  • Very quiet and hard-working.
    67%
  • Intellectual
    33%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
90%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 10 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 12 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Average
    83%
  • Difficult but still worth it.
    17%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 6 responses

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