Dickinson State University is a regional four year institution within the North Dakota University System whose primary role is to contribute to intellectual, social, economic and cultural development, especially to southwestern North Dakota.

The university’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the State of North Dakota.

Dickinson State University (DSU) is a four-year regional public university within the North Dakota University System (NDUS). With 1,479 total students, the university offers 51 bachelor’s degrees, four associate degrees and two certificate programs. Classes are offered in Dickinson, the state capitol of Bismarck, Williston and online. Of DSU’s 1,479 enrollees, 80 are full-time international students representing 26 countries, including Ethiopia, Japan and Germany to name a few. The university’s mission is to provide high-quality accessible programs, promote excellence in teaching and learning, support scholarly and creative activities, and to provide services relevant to the economy, health and quality of life for the citizens of North Dakota.

DickinsonPublicSchoolsDickinson Public Schools consists of 5 grade schools with grades k-5, Berg Elementary with grade 6, Hagen Junior High with grades 7-8, Dickinson High School with grades 9-12, and Southwest Community High school an alternative high school.

At Dickinson Public Schools We Believe:

  • Positive and respectful school environments are essential for learning.
  • The quality of the school directly influences the quality of the community within which we live.
  • The student shall be at the center of all educational decisions.
  • Every student can learn at high levels.
  • It is the responsibility of the school district to prepare the learners for the 21st century.
  • Effective teachers are the key to student success.
The Dickinson Catholic Schools  consists of Trinity High School which is a Catholic high school with grades 7-12 and
also hasTrinity two feeder elementary schools within it. Trinity East located at St. Wenceslaus and Trinity West at St. Patrick’s. The High school was established in 1961 and has since graduated over 3600 students. Trinity continues a Catholic education tradition for Catholic and Non-Catholic students that is over 106 years old. Over 95% of our students go on to college, living the core spiritual values taught and displayed daily in our school.
hope christianHope Christian Academy is co-ed christian based elementary & secondary school that currently enrolls students in grades prekindergarten through grade 8. Students of all faith Denominations are welcome!