Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are due approximately the 10th day of class each semester. Informational materials publish the specific days at the beginning of each semester. Dickinson State University does not send out paper bills; instead, students may access their account through their Campus Connection. Payments can be made on Campus Connection through the Financial Account tile and selecting Pay Online Now. Outstanding balances not paid on the designated days will be assessed a late fee of 1.75% per month. Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover, cash, and checks are all accepted as forms of payment. North Dakota University System policy prohibits granting credit of any kind. All fees and method of assessing tuition are subject to change without notice.

Tuition - Undergraduate (Per Credit Hour)

Undergraduate Resident Tuition (ND, MN, MT, SD, Manitoba and Saskatchewan)
Undergraduate Non-Resident (All other states and international)
**This includes online, distance education, directed study and internship courses.

Other Mandatory Fees (Per Credit Hour)

(Fees are only charged on the first 12 credit hours)

Student Fee $40.03
Technology Fee $23.11
Connect ND Fee $5.50
NDSA Fee $0.04

** Dickinson State University caps the billing of fees at 12 credit hours per semester. Part-time students taking 11 or fewer hours are billed on a per-credit hour basis.

Tuition - Graduate (Per Credit Hour)

All Residencies $336.67

Special Course and Program Fees

Several courses may have class/course fees or a program fee. Check the registration materials for special class/course fees.

Miscellaneous Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable) $35.00
Audit Fee, 50% of regular tuition, per semester hour (non-refundable) Resident $124.50
Course Challenge Fee, 50% of regular tuition, per semester hour (non-refundable) Resident $124.50
Parking Fee, per academic year $40.00
Recording Fee, per semester hour $124.50
Fall Semester International Health Insurance $748.00
Spring semester International Health Insurance $1,232.00
Returned Check Fee $35.00
New Student Fee
New Student - International Fee


The student accepts responsibility for payment of tuition and fees when he/she enrolls in classes at Dickinson State University. All costs incurred in the collection of financial obligations to the University will be the responsibility of the student.