Dickinson State University

Is DSU a Good School for the Money?

Dickinson State University Value Report

What is a DSU degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares DSU with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Very Good Value Nationwide

Top 15% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Dickinson State University is ranked #248 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on the type of quality education Dickinson State University provides, we expected it to be priced higher. We consider DSU to be a great value, ranked #248 out of 2223 in College Factual's Best Colleges for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  248 out of 2223
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Great Value
National Value Score  88.93 out of 100
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Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $90,013 For That Piece of Paper

The average DSU student's degree will cost an estimated $90,013. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $19,111 and a typical 4.71 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $19,111
Average Years to Graduate 4.71
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $90,013

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average DSU net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on DSU cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$72,294 In-State With Aid
$102,626 Avg Cost No Aid
4.71 Years to Graduate

Net price can vary based on your unique situation.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at DSU.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $102,626 #0 F
All Students $90,013 #248 A
Only Students Receiving Aid $79,269 #724 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $95,651 # F
All Students $83,037 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $72,294 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of North Dakota.

About 93% of DSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what DSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average DSU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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