Dickinson State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Dickinson State University is a small four-year, public school with 1,840 students enrolled. This college was established in 1918 and is the only college located in Dickinson, North Dakota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at Dickinson State University.

Dickinson State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, General Studies, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
54%
The rate of student retention at Dickinson State University is low at 54% (below North Dakota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Dickinson State University is low - 31%. Around 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Dickinson State University is pretty good - 12:1. Read more details on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Average tuition pricing is low, around $6,800 annually. The additional fees at Dickinson State University not covered by tuition are approximately $1,200; this makes it a total of $8,000 per year.

Read the details about Dickinson State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
67%
According to government data, 535 applications were submitted and 356 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Dickinson State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,000
Dickinson State University provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Dickinson State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Dickinson State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - about $2,000 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Dickinson State University appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Dickinson State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, North Dakota 58601-4896, USA
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