If you are considering submitting an applicationto Dickinson State University, the application fee is $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Dickinson State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Dickinson State University is aslightly difficult school to get into. Dickinson State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Dickinson State University accepted 99% of all applicants., around 499 of the 506 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Dickinson State University, MIN Admissions to nursing program is program moderately difficult.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Dickinson State University must submit the following items. Double check with Dickinson State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Other Requirements||√||medical history, proof of measles-rubella shot|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Dickinson State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Dickinson State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||18.83%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17.99%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.06%|
|3.00 and 3.24||15.06%|
|2.50 and 2.9||19.25%|
|2.00 and 2.49||7.11%|
|Dickinson State University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Dickinson State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 9% of Dickinson State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 74% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
The mean composite SAT score for a Dickinson State University student is 1010.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Dickinson State University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Dickinson State University students scored 532 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Dickinson State University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Dickinson State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Dickinson State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Dickinson State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Dickinson State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Dickinson State University?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Dickinson State University.
Does Dickinson State University accept transfer credits?
Dickinson State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Dickinson State University accepts:
CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does Dickinson State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Dickinson State University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Dickinson State University?
No, Dickinson State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
How hard is it to get into Dickinson State University? Dickinson State University is a less selective institution. The Dickinson State University acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dickinson State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dickinson State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Dickinson State University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Dickinson State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Dickinson State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.29. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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