Dixie State College of Utah

http://www.dixie.edu/
225 S 700 E
Saint George, UT 84770-3876
(435) 652-7500
Accrediting Agency:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Dixie State College is a public institution located in St. George, Utah. The school was originally founded in 1911 and moved to its current site in 1963. It also was originally opened by the Church of Jesus Christ for Latter-day Saints, but the Utah State Board of Education took over the financing and administration of the school as early as 1935 and it has been a public college ever since. It provides career and technical training and transfer education. Students also participate in a wide variety of clubs, organizations, and activities.

Programs Offered

Dixie State College of Utah offers a number of associate and bachelor’s degree programs. Associate degree programs include studies in criminal justice, business, early childhood education, and more. The school also awards Associate of Applied Science degree programs that focus on building specific skills in such fields as operations management, medical radiology, nursing, dental hygiene, and more. Some certificate programs are also available in these areas for students looking for a shorter time commitment. The bachelor’s degree offerings at Dixie State are extensive. Students can choose from disciplines including studio art, communication, business, math, and music. The school also offers select online courses, though most classes are on-campus.

Accreditation

Dixie State College of Utah is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It has held this accreditation since 1945.

Admissions

Dixie State College is an open enrollment institution. Students are admitted once all of their required materials are received by the school’s admissions staff. First-time, freshmen applicants must submit an application for enrollment, a $35 application fee, copies of their high school transcripts, and official reports of their SAT or ACT test scores. Those interested in only taking courses or pursing a not-for-credit degree only need to submit the application fee and application for enrollment. Transfer students must submit an application, application fee, college transcripts, and score report from the SAT or ACT if they earned fewer than 24 credits at their previous institution.

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