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Dickinson State University

  • Dickinson, ND
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 1,475
    total students
  • $4,891 | $7,337
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 61%
    acceptance rate
  • Minimally Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

61% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied467
    • Accepted285
    • Acceptance Rate61%
    • Enrolled1,475
    • Female Applicants228
    • Females Accepted142
    • Female Acceptance Rate62%
    • Male Applicants239
    • Males Accepted143
    • Male Acceptance Rate59%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      medical history, proof of measles-rubella shot
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.15
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 290 630
    • SAT Math 363 487
    • SAT Writing 370 535
    • ACT Composite 18 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$4,891
    • Out-of-state tuition *$7,337
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,159.00
    • Room and board *$5,850.00
    • Room only *$2,400.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionMinority Students, Children of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,475
    • Male Student Percentage40%
    • Female Student Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.46%
    • Black or African American4.06%
    • White or Caucasian78.84%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.95%
    • Asian.61%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.27%
    • Two or more races2.57%
    • Unknown2.84%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.41% representing 18 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students28% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 30%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Rodeo Club, Blue Hawk Brigade, chorale, Business Club, Navigators
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No Yes Yes
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes Yes Yes
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Yes Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes Yes No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes Yes
    • Cheerleading No Yes No
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Yes Yes
    • Soccer Yes No No
    • Softball Yes Yes Yes
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Yes Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Yes Yes
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty161
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio17:1 or 1,479 students to 83 faculty

Location & Contact

291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND 58601-4896
USA

MissMarie Moe

Director of University Relations

Phone: 701-483-2175
Fax: 701-483-2409
Email: dsu.hawk@dickinsonstate.edu



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