Dixie State University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#3484 of 14,131 In the World
#1010 of 2,597 In North America
#941 of 2,496 In the United States
#9 of 20 In Utah

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
11,988
Graduates
55
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
dixie.edu

Dixie State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

4,507 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,176 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Dixie State University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 9239 (77%)
Hispanic 1442 (12%)
Two or more races 499 (4%)
Black or African American 219 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 144 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 141 (1%)
Asian 131 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 120 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 36 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,811
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $4,822$6,857
Tuition in-state $4,822$6,857
Tuition out-of-state $15,420$15,143
Fee in-district $840$630
Fee in-state $840$630
Fee out-of-state $840$630

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 651
Combined charge for room and board $6,652
Room charge $3,498
Meal charge $3,240

Dixie State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
General Studies 760
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 203
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 92
Business Administration and Management, General 19 72
Accounting 43 30
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 62
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 6 48
Psychology, General 46
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 42
Computer and Information Sciences, General 38
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 34
Elementary Education and Teaching 33
English Language and Literature, General 29
Art & Art Studies, General 28
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 20
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 18
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 17
Computer Science 15
Finance, General 15
Mass Communication & Media Studies 15
Physical Therapy Assistant 13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 12
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer 12
Surgical Technology & Technologist 11
Digital Arts 10
Public Health, General 9
Spanish Language and Literature 8
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic) 7
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 6
Dance, General 5
Mathematics, General 5
Social Science Teacher Education 5
Biology Teacher Education 4
Fine & Studio Arts, General 4
History, General 4
Sociology, General 4
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 3
Music Performance, General 3
Pre-Engineering 3
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2
Chemistry, General 2
Music, General 2
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 1
Management Information Systems, General 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Mechanics and Repairers, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 1
Grand Total 863 936 30
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 35% 25% 41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 59%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

Publications & Citations

Publications
257
Citations
2,558

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
81 / 187
Environmental Science
49 / 1,103
Psychology
47 / 405
Biology
44 / 1,245
Medicine
38 / 425
Business
29 / 521
Paleontology
26 / 879
Art & Design
25 / 16
Social Psychology
24 / 200
Sociology
24 / 71
Chemistry
23 / 233
Engineering
23 / 278
Geology
22 / 506
Computer Science
20 / 73
Physics
19 / 240
Materials Science
14 / 227
Communications and Public Relations
13 / 60
Political Science
12 / 17
Child Psychology
10 / 294
Mathematics
10 / 112
Education Majors
10 / 31
Demography
9 / 29
Literature
8 / 0
Economics
8 / 194
Marketing
8 / 192
Anatomy and Physiology
7 / 308
Math Teachers
7 / 22
History
7 / 0
Aesthetics
6 / 0
Ecology
6 / 96
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
6 / 60
Geography and Cartography
5 / 164
Human Resource Management
5 / 176
Management Information Systems
5 / 32
Electrical Engineering
5 / 28
Media Studies
5 / 1
Clinical Psychology
5 / 5
Gender Studies
4 / 6
Finance
4 / 16
Inorganic Chemistry
4 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 2
2005 4 5
2006 6 24
2007 9 54
2008 4 24
2009 9 101
2010 12 80
2011 10 140
2012 13 166
2013 15 202
2014 9 242
2015 36 264
2016 45 253
2017 12 230
2018 17 242
2019 20 245
2020 35 278
2021 42 417

Notable alumni

  1. Danny Tarkanian

    Danny Tarkanian
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbasketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Daniel George John Tarkanian is an American attorney, businessman and perennial candidate for elective office. A Republican, he has mounted unsuccessful campaigns for the Nevada Senate (2004), Nevada Secretary of State (2006), the United States Senate (2010, 2016 and 2018), the Nevada System of Higher Education (2014) and the United States House of Representatives (2012, 2016 and 2018) before finally being elected to the Douglas County Commission in 2020.

  2. Cresent Hardy

    Cresent Hardy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    business executivepolitician
    Biography

    Cresent Leo Hardy is an American politician and businessman who served as the U.S. representative for Nevada's 4th congressional district from 2015 to 2017. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served in the Nevada Assembly from 2011 to 2015. He unseated one-term Democratic incumbent Steven Horsford in 2014, then lost his own bid for reelection in the 2016 general election to Democratic challenger Ruben Kihuen. Kihuen then retired after one term due to sexual misconduct allegations, so Hardy ran for his old seat in 2018, losing to Horsford in a rematch.

  3. Junior Siavii

    Junior Siavii
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Saousoalii Poe Siavii, Jr. was an American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at the University of Oregon.

  4. Brandon Lyon

    Brandon Lyon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Brandon James Lyon is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, and New York Mets.

  5. Scott Howell

    Scott Howell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Scott N. Howell is an American politician from Utah. He was the Democratic nominee for the United States Senate from Utah in the 2000 and 2012 elections.

  6. Christine Johnson

    Christine Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine A. Johnson is an American politician who served as a Democratic member of the Utah House of Representatives from 2007 to 2010.

General info

Alternative names Dixie
DSU
Founded 1911
Motto active learning. active life.
Colors red, white, blue
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 863
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's

Location and Contacts

Address 225 S University Avenue
Saint George, Utah, 84770-3876
United States
City population 77,000
Phone 4356527500
Fax +1 (435) 656 4001

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