Dixie State College

St. George, UT

Dixie State College, founded in 1908, is a public institution offering associate degrees, certificate programs, and bachelor's degrees. Its campus is located in St. George, about 300 miles south of Salt Lake City, near the borders of Arizona and Nevada.

Website: www.dixie.edu/

Public
Co-ed
8,993
Undergraduate
Students
(54.8%) 4,930 Women
(45.2%) 4,063 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
100% of 15,486 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.26
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,621
Out-of-state: $29,624
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,048
Out-of-state: $15,051
Room and Board
$5,615
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$9,247
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,044
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
211
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

St. George Population
75,561
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bull
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
11.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
8.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   4
Science   2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies    
History   3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
225 South 700 East
City, State, Zip
St. George, UT 84770-3876
Phone
(435) 652-7777
Fax
(435) 656-4005
E-mail
admissions@dixie.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 15,486 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 9,007 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 6,479 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,568 (17%) of 15,486 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,504 (17%) of 9,007 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,064 (16%) of 6,479 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.26
3.75 and Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 9%
Top quarter: 26%
Top half: 59%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,621
Out-of-state: $29,624
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,048
Out-of-state: $15,051
Room and Board
$5,615
Books and Supplies
$950
Other Expenses
$8,008
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@dixie.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline May 1
Final deadline June 30
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003671
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,579 (74.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,332 (87.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,332 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
725 (8.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Award
$9,247
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,216 (90.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,436
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,327 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,575
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 202 (36.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
17 (2.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,259

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,368 (72.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,939 (90.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,939 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,737 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$10,573
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,581 (88.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,956
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,919 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,401
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 313 (33.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
54 (1.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,493

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,044
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,776
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Military Science, Leadership and Operational Art, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nursing Science
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Communication/journalism, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
211
Part-Time Faculty
371
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
25%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 34% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
268,117
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
400
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


St. George Population
75,561
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
117 acres

Weather

Temperature
24 average low in January, 93 average high in September
Rain
23 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile from campus in St. George
Nearest Train Station
120 miles from campus in Las Vegas, NV

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
7% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
96%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bull
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, dixie spirit, outdoor club, association of women students, intramurals, futbol club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
8,993
Women
4,930 (54.8%)
Men
4,063 (45.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
5,673
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
11.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.8% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students.
1.8% from 29 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
8.3%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
14.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
18.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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