Dickinson State University Trade Programs
Dickinson State University is a public institution situated in Dickinson, North Dakota. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Dickinson draws many to the area.
Dickinson State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
DSU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards DSU has earned from around the web.
|#6||Best Value Colleges for Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||College Factual|
|#7||Best Value Colleges for Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||College Factual|
|#76||Best Nursing Associate Degree Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
Where Is Dickinson State University?
Contact details for DSU are given below.
|Address:||291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601-4896|
Can I Afford DSU?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200||$1,200|
|On Campus Room and Board||$7,486||$7,486|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$3,500||$3,500|
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At DSU, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $7,006 a year. That adds up to $28,024 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at DSU is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Dickinson State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 60 graduate students at the school.
Of the 966 full-time undergraduates at DSU, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dickinson State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||39|
|Hispanic or Latino||72|
North Dakota students aren't the only ones who study at Dickinson State University. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 28 countries are represented at DSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Canada, and Nepal.
Online Learning at Dickinson State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at DSU has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of DSU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dickinson State University was 2.4%. This is the #1,440 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at DSU regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Dickinson State University Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||28||28|
|General Health & Wellness||0||0|
|General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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