Dixie State University

country rank  748
world rank  1962

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Founded in 1911, Dixie State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of St. George (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Utah. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Dixie State University (DSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Dixie State University (DSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. DSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym DSU
Founded 1911
Motto active learning. active life.
Colours Red, white and blue

University Location

Address 225 S 700 E
St. George
84770-3876 Utah
United States
Tel +1 (435) 652 7500
Fax +1 (435) 656 4001

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Admissions & Registration Office - 225 S University Ave.
St. George, UT 84770

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
2000 Classification Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Dixie State University's Library
Dixie State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 93,312 physical volumes, 23,587 physical media and 193 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Dixie State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 682 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Utah System of Higher Education (USHE)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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