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Dixie State University Overview

Dixie State University is a public institution situated in Saint George, Utah. The city atmosphere of Saint George makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Dixie State University Known For?

2,309 Undergraduate Awards
$23,912 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest award offered at Dixie State College is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 35% of the faculty were full-time.

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Dixie State University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Dixie State College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#41 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#108 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Dixie State College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#72 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#72 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Dixie State University?

Location of Dixie State University

Contact details for Dixie State College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 225 S University Avenue, Saint George, UT 84770-3876
Phone: 435-652-7500
Website: dixie.edu/

How Do I Get Into Dixie State College?

You can apply to Dixie State College online at: https://apply.dixie.edu/apply/

Dixie State University has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Dixie State University?

$23,912 Net Price
31% Take Out Loans
11.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Dixie State College is $23,912. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Dixie State College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,824 a year. That adds up to $19,296 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Dixie State College is 11.0%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Dixie State University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,106 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 9,928 undergraduate students at Dixie State College, with 6,106 being full-time and 3,822 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Dixie State College

There are also 22 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,106 full-time undergraduates at Dixie State College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Dixie State College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Dixie State University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Dixie State College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 169
Hispanic or Latino 742
White 4,558
International Students 142
Other Races/Ethnicities 435

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Dixie State University. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 41 countries are represented at Dixie State College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, China, and Hong Kong.

Online Learning at Dixie State University

513 Took All Classes Online
2,730 Took At Least One Class Online
12.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,730 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Dixie State College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 6th most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Dixie State College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Dixie State University was 12.1%. This is the #1,207 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Dixie State College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Dixie State College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 27%
Liberal Arts General Studies 27%
Nursing 8%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Dixie State College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Dixie State College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #195
Liberal Arts General Studies #195

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Dixie State University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 734 235 0 969
Nursing 0 78 0 105 183
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 135 0 0 0 135
Communication & Media Studies 15 0 0 103 118
Business Administration & Management 0 1 0 87 88
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 49 18 0 0 67
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 54 0 0 12 66
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 8 1 49 62
General Psychology 0 0 0 47 47
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 8 0 36 44
General Biology 0 0 0 41 41
Accounting 0 0 0 41 41
Marketing 0 0 36 0 36
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 34 34
Allied Health Professions 0 27 7 0 34
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0 33 33
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 28 28
Entrepreneurial Studies 25 0 0 0 25
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 25 25
General Business/Commerce 0 23 1 0 24
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0 24 24
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 18 18
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 17 17
Dental Support Services 0 0 0 17 17
Computer Science 0 0 0 15 15
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 11 0 11
General English Literature 0 0 0 11 11
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 11 11
Mechanical Engineering 9 0 0 0 9
Romance Languages 0 0 0 9 9
History 0 0 0 8 8
Recreation Administration 0 0 0 8 8
Mathematics 0 0 0 7 7
General Social Sciences 7 0 0 0 7
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 6 6
Journalism 5 0 0 0 5
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 4 0 0 4
Chemistry 0 0 0 4 4
Sociology 0 0 0 4 4
Music 0 0 0 4 4
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 3 3
Dance 0 0 0 3 3
Public Health 0 0 0 2 2
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 1 1
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 0 1 1
Management Information Systems 0 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0 0
Graphic Communications 0 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanics & Repairers 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 303 901 291 814 2,309

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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