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DSU Housing Costs

$3,000 On-Campus Room Typical Cost
$4,500 On-Campus Meals Typical Cost
$1,200 Books & Supplies Typical Cost
$3,500 Other Living Expenses Typical Cost

How Do DSU'S Housing Costs Compare to the National Average?

There are other costs associated with college besides tuition. Find out exactly how much you'll be paying to attend Dickinson State University .

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DSU Room and Board Expenses In 2021, DSU students paid $3,000 for housing and $4,500 for the dining plan.

The table below will show you the anticipated prices of on-campus and off-campus housing and food plans for Dickinson State University.

ExpenseOn CampusOff Campus
Room and Board$7,500$7,500
— Housing      $3,000
— Meals      $4,500
Other Living Expenses$3,500$3,500
Books and Supplies$1,200$1,200

Forecasted Total of $49,283 in Room & Board Over 4 Years

In the past five years, DSU room and board have adjusted 0.9% each year on average, compared to a nationwide average change of 2.4%. If today's trends in room, board, and other expenses continue, we expect incoming freshmen in 2022 to be charged about $12,247 in their first year of school. By their last year an undergraduate might pay roughly $12,295 for a two-year degree, and $12,395 for a four-year degree.

Bachelor's degree students will end up spending a total sum of close to $49,283 in housing and dining expenses by the time they finish, while two-year students might pay a total sum of about $24,543.


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Answers to Questions About Living on Campus at DSU

Are you wondering whether you may be required to live on campus? If you are a first-time full-time student, some schools may require it. See the table below to find out whether DSU does or not, as well as the on-campus housing capacity.

Are Freshmen Required to Live on Campus?No
On-Campus Housing Capacity397

Reasonable On-Campus Living Expenses

Room and board at DSU is priced reasonably! The typical student pays $12,200 as opposed to the nationwide average of $15,282.


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