291 Campus Drive Dickinson, ND 58601 (701) 483-2507
http://www.dickinsonstate.edu dsu.hawks@dsu.nodak.edu
About Dickinson State University
  • Year of Foundation 1918
  • Size of Campus 137 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,516
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 34%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,828 in-state, $10,222 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $4,076
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 2,669
Dickinson State University is located in the city after which it is named. Dickinson, the seventh largest city in the state, is the hub of West River North Dakota and boasts a population of approximately 17,000. The University serves as a cultural social, recreational and intellectual center for the residents of the West River region. Dickinson, located directly along Interstate 94, is served by commercial air service transportation. The University and the city are situated near the scenic North Dakota Badlands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the area where Roosevelt ranched prior to his ascendancy to national prominence. One hour’s drive north of Dickinson is Lake Sakakawea, created in the 1950s by the Garrison Dam project.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Theatre productions, all fine arts and intercollegiate athletics events, All CAB social programs including films.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Lambala Theta, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Tau Delta, Omicron-Psi, Mu Phi Epsilon
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade, Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha, Collegians for Life, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Pacesetters, Ocean of Grass Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Student Inter Tribal Organization, Student Organization for Unity and Liberation (SOUL), International Club
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Dickinson, ND (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Bismarck (94), Dickinson (6)
  • Distance to nearest train Williston, ND (140)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 25%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (29%), women's dorms (26%), men's dorms (18%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (25%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 14%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 1%
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 12,146
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 300
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student
  • Number Of Microforms 6,593
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 400
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 18,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,188
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 162,751
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs TMI Systems, American State Bank, Microsoft, American Express, Dakota Community Bank, Unisys, Public schools within North Dakota and Montana, St Joseph's Hospital, Dickinson State University, State of North Dakota, St Benedicts Nursing Home, St Lukes Nurs
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 1 year 85%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 81%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural