|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into DSU and can I get accepted? The school has a 100% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in North Dakota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 375 out of 376 applicants were admitted making Dickinson State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Dickinson State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 54% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Dickinson State University is a prized outcome for many students.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Dickinson State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||490|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||990|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Dickinson State University?
Dickinson State University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in North Dakota for highest average SAT composite score. 4 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>99%|
|1070 to 1150||Avg +||99%-99%|
|990 to 1070||Avg -||99%-99%|
|910 to 990||Reach||99%-99%|
|Less than 910||Low||<99%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into DSU?
Admission data indicates that DSU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in North Dakota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Dickinson State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>99%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||99%-99%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||99%-99%|
|16 to 18||Reach||99%-99%|
|Less than 16||Low||<99%|
What GPA do you need to get into Dickinson State University?
Applicants need about average high school grades to get into DSU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Dickinson State University was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in North Dakota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.17 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as DSU accepts 100% of all applicants.
*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.17 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||55%||53%||54%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Dickinson State University is $35.
What are the requirements for admission to Dickinson State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200059 IPEDS survey data for Dickinson State University.
4% of students submit their SAT scores to DSU. 75% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
100% of those who apply are granted admission to DSU. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1150. 4% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 75% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.