N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,468

Avg.Financial Aid

003671

FAFSA Code

About Dixie State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

9,950

Website

dixie.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Saint George, Utah, Dixie State University is a public university. Dixie State University covers an area of 11 acres. In 1911, Dixie State University was founded. Red, white and blue are the official colors of the Dixie State University. In addition to over 11,160 undergraduate students, DSU also boasts of over 33 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 11,193. The school has an academic staff of 423 who teach various courses to the students. Interestingly, Dixie State University has an ethnically diverse student population. At DSU around 76% are white, 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% belong to two or more races. And, at the university, around 86% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 57% of the students are females and 43% are males. In its 109 years of existence, DSU has produced several known personalities like Jeffrey R. Holland, Gregory Prince, Nolan D. Archibald, and Sark Arslanian. Dixie State University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Western Athletic Conference. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. DSU offers a total of 192 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ADA (American Dental Association), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology), and NLN (National League for Nursing).

Location & Contact

Address

225 S University Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4356527500
Fax: 4356564001
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of a university is an important parameter by which a prospective student can decide whether they wish to take admission or not. Generally, the ranking of a university is considered a great way to gauge its performance on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. The rankings by two well-known publications, US News and Forbes, are considered trustworthy by applicants and academic experts. However, it is to be noted that Dixie State University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking by these publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$35

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Dixie State University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. To kickstart the admission process at DSU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $35. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Dixie State University, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 225 S University Avenue, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876. To gather more information, they can call them at (435) 652-7500.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,458

Average Annual Cost

$4,458

Books And Supplies

$950

Other Fees

$795

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,652

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,900

Total One Year Cost

$18,755

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to DSU. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $24,602. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

53%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$15

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

733 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

186 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

146 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

81 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

77 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

61 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

56 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

54 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

50 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

49 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

48 Graduates

Biology, General

47 Graduates

Psychology, General

42 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

35 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

35 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

35 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

34 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

30 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

23 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

20 Graduates

Marketing

12 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

8 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

6 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

6 Graduates

Dance

4 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Mathematics

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,928

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

62%

Part-time

38%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

75% White

1% Unknown

2% Black

12% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

26%

Out Of State

74%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$56,462 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Trailblazer

School Colors

red

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

218

Total Female Athletes

144

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

13

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by DSU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $6,974 per year for living on campus. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at DSU. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. There are around 43% male and 57% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$9,875

$30,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$102 - 317

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,468

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,926

Students Receiving State Aid

12%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,377

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,508

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,917

$30K - $48K

$6,211

$48K - $75K

$4,410

$75K - $110K

$4,387

> $110K

$4,861

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,079,251

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,350,112

The financial aid department of Dixie State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Dixie State University is around $2,949 and the federal grant is $4,478. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $3,841, while the institutional aid is $2,949.

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