Freshman Admission Procedures

To be considered for freshman admission, the following must be submitted:

  1. The completed Application for Admission. The application is available online at
  2. A $35 nonrefundable Application Fee. The fee can be paid at the time of application. An admission decision is not made until the fee is paid. SBHE Policy 805.3 mandates the undergraduate application fee of $35.
  3. An official high school transcript. An official in-progress transcript should be sent to make an admission decision and an official high school transcript with final grades and a graduation date is required upon completion of high school. Dickinson State University does not accept faxed transcripts.
  4. Scores from the ACT or SAT unless at least 24 credits of transferable college work completed at the time of application, the applicant is 25 years or older, or is applying to a certificate, diploma, or associates program. To be considered for scholarships ACT or SAT is required.
  5. Official college transcripts. Students taking course work at colleges or universities while enrolled in high school should submit official transcripts. To be considered official, the transcripts must be sent directly to Dickinson State University from the issuing institution. Transcripts can be sent at the completion of all college coursework and are not required to make an admission decision.
  6. Applicants with international coursework may be required to submit additional information in accordance with SBHE policy 402.9.

Admission materials should be mailed directly to

Dickinson State University

Office of Admissions

291 Campus Drive

Dickinson, ND 58601