Cost of college went up for all students at Dickinson State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2018-19 at Dickinson State University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

North Dakota residents paid $6,768 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $214 more than the $6,554 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 41 percent more than residents this year, or $9,546. Their price tag grew 3.5 percent from $9,226 in 2017-18.

About 63 percent of the school's undergraduate population are North Dakota residents. About 34 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 143 students received grants or scholarships totaling $678,012 and 102 students took out student loans totaling more than $631,168.

Including all undergraduates (1,392), 766 students used grants or scholarships totaling $3.7 million, and 585 students took out $3.9 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~877
$6,172
$6,348
$6,554
$6,768
9.7%
Out-of-state
~473
$8,680
$8,918
$9,226
$9,546
10%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Dickinson State University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
51
27%
$247,714
$4,857
State / local grant or scholarship
64
34%
$111,627
$1,744
Institutional grants or scholarships
111
59%
$318,671
$2,871
Grant or scholarship aid total
143
76%
$678,012
$4,741
Federal student loans
95
50%
$501,174
$5,276
Other student loans
20
11%
$129,994
$6,500
Student loan aid
102
54%
$631,168
$6,188
Total student aid
172
91%
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