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Dixie State University

St. George, UT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Dixie State University

Dixie State University Overview

Dixie State University is a public, state school in a small town setting in St. George, Utah. Dixie State University was founded in 1911 and presently has around 12,266 students a year, including 12,201 undergrads. Dixie State University offers on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Dixie State University!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Dixie State University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Dixie State University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Dixie State University does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Dixie State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Dixie State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Dixie State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12%
In-State Tuition $5,267
Out-of-State $16,836
Percent of Need Met 33.2%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $1,963

Is Dixie State University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Dixie State University offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Dixie State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 59% of students who start at Dixie State University come back for their second year of college. Dixie State Universityhas a six year graduation rate of 25 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Dixie State University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Dixie State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Dixie State University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Dixie State University's endowment was $14.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $2,386 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Dixie State University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Dixie State University meets 33.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $1,963 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $5,379 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Dixie State University.

Based on this information, how does Dixie State University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Dixie State University a good school for you?

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Where is Dixie State University?

Dixie State University is located in the small town setting of St. George, Utah.

If you would like to see Dixie State University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 15 to St. George, or book a flight to the nearest airport, St. George Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Dixie State University and St. George are like without leaving home.

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College Info

225 South 700 East St. George, UT 84770-3876

Campus Setting: Small Town

Dixie State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Dixie State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Dixie State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Dixie State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

18 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Dixie State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

930 - 1140


Math SAT Range

460 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 580

Dixie State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Dixie State University is like? There are approximately 12,266 students enrolled at Dixie State University, including 12,201 undergraduate students and 65 graduate students. 59% percent of students attend school full-time, 74% percent are from UT and 26% percent of students are from other states.


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