1,425
Students
Financial aid thermometer
10,663
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
98
98%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Dickinson State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Dickinson, ND, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND  58601-4896
United States
Contact Ms. Heidi Kippenhan
Assistant Dean, Enrollment Management
Email: heidi.kippenhan@dickinsonstate.edu
Phone: 701-483-2566

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Processing And Data Processing Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

388
Applied
384
Accepted
1,425
Enrolled
99%
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Female Admissions

180
Females Applied
179
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

208
Males Applied
205
Males Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Medical history, proof of measles-rubella shot

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 470 440 505
SAT Math 476 433 560
ACT Composite 20 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,558
In-state
8,336
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,210
Full-time student fees
6,898
Room & board
2,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

10,663
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,046
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,481
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,539
Avg. Loan Aid
2,227
Avg. Grant Aid
5,358
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
37%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,425
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.33%
Black or African American 4.14%
White or Caucasian 77.33%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.91%
Asian 0.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 2.81%
Other 3.72%

Gender

Male (39.09%)
Female (60.91%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 21%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Week, Sure Beats Winter Week and Back to School Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Rodeo Club, Blue Hawk Brigade, chorale, Business Club and Navigators

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Crisis Manager App. for Phones, Automated Mass Notification System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
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Squash Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

169
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 96
Part-time - 73
Male - 78
Female - 91