Dixie State University

Saint George, UT 84770

Located in Saint George, Utah, Dixie State University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Utah System of Higher Education that operates 7 campuses in Saint George, Ephraim, Cedar City, Salt Lake City, Orem, Ogden, Logan.

Dixie State University has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Dixie State University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,104 and fees $736. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,120 and $736 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The Dixie State College ADN program is designed to prepare students to perform the role of a registered nurse. The Associate Degree Nursing program has been approved by the Utah Board of Nursing and has been accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

    Admission Requirements

    • High school diploma of GED equivalency certificate
    • Official transcripts for all college level coursework (if applicable)
    • Completed application
    • Standardized test results (SAT, ACT, CPT)
    • Entrance Examination (as applicable)

    Dixie requires official college transcripts from all attended schools as applicable. If an applicant is transferring more than 24 college level credits high school transcripts and standardized test scores will not be required. It may be helpful to the students application, however if he/she submits transcripts for all pre-requisite courses taken at the high school level.

  2. LPN Closed in 2010
  3. LPN to ADN
  4. BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 145
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 65
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 61

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Dixie State University

Southern Utah University
47.88 miles away
Nevada Career Institute - Las Vegas
107.27 miles away
Nevada State College
108.36 miles away
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
111.16 miles away
College of Southern Nevada
113.13 miles away
Northern Arizona University
170.15 miles away
Snow College
189.35 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1945 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
10/01/2002 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/2010 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
10/01/2002 - 12/17/2010

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$13,071

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$11,766
30k to 48k$12,340
48k to 75k$14,155
75k to 110k$16,161
Over 110k$16,889
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

56%

Recipients

$5,096

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

39%

Recipients

$4,204

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

30%

Recipients

$6,199

Average Amount

Student Population

8,993

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,930

Women

4,063

Men

63%

Full-time

37%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
76%
Hispanic
11%
Two or more races
3%
Black/African American
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Asian
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Utah Nurse Foundation Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is for Utha resident students who intend to pursue a career in nursing. Scholarship recipient must agrees to work for a Utah Health Care Facility or Utah [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing
Dixie State University
225 S 700 E
Saint George, UT 84770
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