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Dickinson State University

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$20,322,
Sticker Price
Cost of Attendance
$14,557
Net Price
Cost of Attendance
$18,442
Median Debt
Cost of Attendance

Costs

In-State
Tuition
$8,122
Books & Supplies
$1,200
Room & Board
$7,500
Other
$3,500
Total
$20,322
Out-of-State
Tuition
$9,942
Books & Supplies
$1,200
Room & Board
$7,500
Other
$3,500
Total
$22,142

Since Dickinson State is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at Dickinson State is $20,322 for in-state students in ND, and $22,142 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange

Dickinson State is in a state that participates in the Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange program. That means if you are a resident of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming, you may be eligible for discounted tuition at Dickinson State. Check out the full list of requirements and participating schools on their website.

Midwest Student Tuition Exchange

Dickinson State is in a state that participates in the Midwest Student Exchange. That means that if you are a resident of Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin, you may qualify for discounted tuition at Dickinson State. This program applies to both private and public institutions, although the discount at private institutions is lower. Check their website for more information on eligibility and what your discount would be.

Dickinson State University Financial Aid

Students who are applying for financial aid at Dickinson State University need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


The FAFSA code for Dickinson State University is 002989.


If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

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Pell Grants at Dickinson State University

31% of students at Dickinson State University receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to Dickinson State University.


You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

Outside Scholarships

Dickinson State students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


Dickinson State University Financial Aid Resources

If you are looking for more information about financial aid and scholarships at Dickinson State or have questions that are specific to your personal situation, we recommend that you reach out directly to the financial aid office!


Here’s how you can get in touch:


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