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Dickinson State University
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  • 4 Year
  • DICKINSON, ND

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Report Card

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

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Dickinson State is a public university located in Dickinson, North Dakota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 966 undergraduate students. The Dickinson State acceptance rate is 99%. Popular majors include Business, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Graduating 36% of students, Dickinson State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,400.

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291 CAMPUS DRIVE
DICKINSON, ND 58601
About Dickinson State...
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
North Star Athletic Association

Dickinson State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

DSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
99%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
920-1110
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$13,080 / 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
$5,009 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
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

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    32%
  • On Campus
    49%
  • Online
    19%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
966 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
415
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
35%
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%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
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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