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Dixie State University (DSU)

225 S 700 E, Saint George, UT

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Not only is Dixie State University in St. George Utah visually stunning, with its incredible surrounding landscapes, but prospective students will no doubt enjoy its parks, fountains and statues all located on campus. DSU has much to offer, and this includes a quality education at low tuition costs.

DSU offers many programs of study, where students can explore their School of Fine Arts, School of Education, Business and Communication, Humanities, Health Sciences and their School of Science and Technology. At Dixie State, students can pursue their Associate Degree and Bachelors.

In state students can expect to pay just under $9500 for yearly tuition costs; out of state students will pay a little over $19000 per year. Financial aid is available with more than 87% of students receiving aid to attend. Federal grants and scholarships are also available at DSU. DSU also provides student housing at very affordable rates.

DSU is considered a medium sized campus and there are currently over 8500 students enrolled. With several student activities available, including several clubs, sporting activities and even study groups, students who attend DSU will find no shortage of social activity.

Dixie State University provides some of the best on campus resources for its students, providing tutoring, and several student centers that fit the needs of many. This includes a Health and Wellness center, Disability resources center, and a Multicultural center as well.  All of this combined makes Dixie State University an incredible option for consideration.

For more information on DSU, please visit their website or quickly collect admissions information with a simply request here.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,900-$4,700
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,990
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $160-$200 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $520-$620 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid83%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships76%$5,510
Receiving Student Loans36%$5,192
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Dixie State University may provide services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Utah, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 DSUWashington CountyUtah
Graduation Rate36.2%-36.0%
Transfer-out Rate33.1%-27.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1999)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2002)
    • Visit our Utah nursing schools page to see all thirty-two offered through the state
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2011)
    • Visit our Utah nursing schools page to see all thirty-two offered through the state
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2002)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2007)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Dixie State University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Security and Protective Services

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
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