Dickinson State University

Acceptance Rate 99.35 %
SAT Average 993
2023 Tuition & Fees $11,218
Student Population 1,415
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,724

Academic Overview

Dickinson State University is a public, four-years institute located in Dickinson, North Dakota. It is a Baccalaureate College - Diverse Fields by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,117 for North Dakota residents and $11,218 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $6,576.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,415 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 99.35% and the graduation rate is 36% last year.
The salary after graduation from Dickinson State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, DSU's tuition & fees is $9,117 for North Dakota residents and $11,218 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $6,576 for in-state students and $6,576 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
North Dakota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at DSU. The acceptance rate of DSU is 99.35% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 58.99%. The average graduation rate is 36% and the transfer-out rate is 2%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,724 and 70% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,415 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Dickinson State University is 99.35 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Dickinson State University is 36 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Dickinson State University is 2 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Dickinson State University is 65 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Dickinson State University is 1,415
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Dickinson State University is 13 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
13 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,724 at Dickinson State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601-4896
Online Applicationwww.dickinsonstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.dickinsonstate.edu/financialaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.dickinsonstate.edu/Assets/uploads/files/financial-aid/netpricecalculator/npcalc.htm
Disability Servicewww.dickinsonstate.edu/disabilityservices

Offered Degrees

DSU offers 72 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate20
Associate's Degree40
Bachelor's Degree380
Post Bachelor's Degree22
Master's Degree33

Special Learning Opportunities

Dickinson State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:397)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,500)

Veterans Benefits

Dickinson State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges