How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Dakota Resident Sticker Price
$17,978
In State Costs for Dickinson State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,344
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,210
Room and Board $6,724
Other Expenses Budget$3,500
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$20,650
Out of State Costs for Dickinson State University
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,016
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,210
Room and Board $6,724
Other Expenses Budget$3,500

Residents of North Dakota pay an annual total price of $17,978 to attend Dickinson State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,344 for tuition, $6,724 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $1,210 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $20,650 which is 14.9% higher than North Dakota residents. The tuition charge is $8,016 while room and board is $6,724, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $1,210.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Dickinson State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$11,390
Net Price by Income Dickinson State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,228
$30,001 to $48,000$10,588
$48,001 to $75,000$11,958
$75,001 to $110,000$13,015
$110,000+$13,824

The average reported annual net price for Dickinson State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,390 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Dickinson State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,115 85%
Pell Grant $3,788 27%
Federal Student Loan $5,573 62%

The average reported annual net price for Dickinson State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,390 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Dickinson State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $35,384. The loan balance of $35,384 is a four year multiple of the $8,846 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $369 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $35,384
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $369.45
Total Interest Paid $8,949.92
Sum of All Loan Payments $44,333.92

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$71,912
Year North Dakota Residents Non Residents
1 $17,978 $20,650
2 $18,630 $21,399
3 $19,305 $22,174
4 $20,005 $22,978

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Dickinson State University to be $71,912 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Dickinson State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Dakota Residents $223 $669 $892
Out of State Residents $334 $1,002 $1,336

Estimated cost for a class at Dickinson State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Dickinson State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Dickinson State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200059 IPEDS survey data for Dickinson State University.