How much does Dickinson State University cost?

Dickinson State University Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,768
Out-of-state $9,546
On-Campus Room and Board $7,298
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,480
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,705
$30,000-$48,000 $7,253
$48,000-$75,000 $10,282
$75,000-$110,000 $8,705
Over $110,000 $13,657

Dickinson State University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 91% $4,815
Federal Grants 27% $4,857
Pell grants 27% $3,918
Other federal grants 25% $485
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 34% $1,744
Institutional grants or scholarships 59% $2,871
Student loan aid 54% $6,188
Federal student loans 50% $6,656
Other student loans 11% $6,500

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 315 Up to $3,000
Do an extracurricular activity 303 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 190 Up to $5,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Dickinson State University Admissions

What is Dickinson State University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 66%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 4% of applicants
SAT Reading 440-505
SAT Math 450-503
SAT Writing 380-475
ACT Submissions 75% of applicants
Composite Score 18-23

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Dickinson State University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 1425
Living on campus 4%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
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Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
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About Dickinson State University

Dickinson State University is a regional four-year institution within the North Dakota University System, whose primary role is to contribute to intellectual, social, economic, and cultural development, especially to Southwestern North Dakota. The University's mission is to provide high-quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the State of North Dakota.


291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Remote Town
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify