Dixie State University

Non-Resident Freshman
Scholarships


Freshmen Scholarships now awarded to all
first time incoming freshmen and without ACT/SAT Scores.

2021-2022 Requirements

Freshman Academic Scholarships are now awarded without an ACT or SAT score and are now open to ALL first time incoming freshmen. Scholarships will be automatically awarded to first time incoming freshmen, who have never attended another institution after high school graduation, upon full acceptance to Dixie prior to the March 1st deadline.

No application required.

  • Must be fully admitted to DSU for the Fall Semester by the March 1st deadline
  • Be a US Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status
  • Be a first time incoming freshman who has not attended another institution after high school graduation.
  • Have an intent to graduate from Dixie State University
  • Scholarships are determined using the non-weighted GPA without rounding up and on class standing
  • Academic scholarships will not be awarded to students who are admitted after March 1st. New transcripts submitted after March 1st will NOT be considered for top scholarship eligibility.

 

Non-Resident Freshmen Scholarships

Dixie State University awards Academic Scholarships to first time freshmen who are fully admitted by March 1st based on their unweighted cumulative High School GPA.

Deadlines:

  • Top 3 – March 1st
  • WUE – July 15th
  • Dixie Red Rocks – July 15th
  • Good Neighbor – July 15th
  • Dixie Half Merit – July 15th

4.0 & Top 1% of Class

Non-Resident Presidential

Full Tuition Scholarship
4-Years

Scholarship Criteria: 4.0 unweighted GPA & Top 1% of Class

Student Pays: $0 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 30 DSU credit hours per year (15 per semester) with a 3.5 cumulative GPA.

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

Top 12% of Class

Non-Resident Full Merit

Resident Tuition Scholarship
4-Years

Scholarship Criteria: Top 12% of Class

Student Pays: $4,821.60 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 30 DSU credit hours per year (15 per semester) with a 3.2 cumulative GPA.

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

3.25-4.0 GPA

Non-Resident Founders

125% Resident Tuition Scholarship
4-Years

Scholarship Criteria: An unweighted high school GPA of 3.25 to 4.0.

Student Pays: $6,027 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 30 DSU credit hours per year (15 per semester) with a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

Don’t Qualify?

Freshmen who do not qualify for one of the above will automatically be considered for the WUE/Red Rocks, Dixie Half Merit or Good Neighbor Programs.

If you have applied to Dixie State University before you will need to physically apply through the links below.

2.5 or higher GPA

WUE/Dixie Red Rocks

150% Resident Tuition Scholarship
4-Years

July 15th Deadline

Scholarship Criteria: An unweighted high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Student Pays: $7,232.40 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 24 DSU credit hours per year (12 per semester) with a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

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Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Dixie Red Rocks

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

2.5 or higher GPA

Good Neighbor Tuition Program

Resident Tuition + Surcharge Scholarship
4-Years

July 15th Deadline

Scholarship Criteria: Must be a High School graduate of Coconino or Mohave Counties in Arizona or Clark or Lincoln Counties in Nevada with an unweighted high school GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Student Pays: $7,236 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 6 DSU credit hours per semester with a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

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Good Neighbor Program

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

2.3-2.49 GPA

Dixie Half Merit

Resident Tuition + 1/2 Non-Resident Differential Scholarship
4-Years

July 15th Deadline

Scholarship Criteria: An unweighted high school GPA of 2.3 to 2.49

Student Pays: $10,120.80 base tuition (based on 2020-21 tuition)

Academic Criteria: Complete 24 DSU credit hours per year (12 per semester) with a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

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Dixie Half Merit

*Details may change upon entering an online only program

Students are awarded merit scholarships without consideration to the ACT or SAT tests. However, they are useful in determining placement in Math and English.

DSU offers the College Placement Test which, though not required for merit scholarships, is helpful in determining placement in Math and English. For information, dates, cost and exclusions, please go to the Testing Center.

The GED, HiSET, and any other High School Equivalency make students ineligible for Incoming Freshmen Scholarships.

Other Non-Resident Waivers

Fall Deadlines:

  • Priority – May 1st
  • Final – July 15th

Spring Deadlines:

  • Priority – November 1st
  • Final – December 15th

Tuition discount waivers are available to students who do not qualify for one of the scholarships listed above. If you do not qualify for one of the top three academic scholarships, and you are a first time applicant to Dixie, you will be automatically considered for one of the waivers below. If you have applied to Dixie before, or you are the child or grandchild of a Dixie Alumnus, then you will need to physically apply through the links below.

DSU does not allow for the stacking of scholarships and waivers. If you have received a scholarship, please do not apply for a waiver.

Alumni Legacy

Western Undergraduate Exchange or WUE (pronounced woo-wee) Waivers

Dixie Red Rocks

Good Neighbor Program

The Dixie Half Merit Waiver

Contact

Joni Hale

Assistant Director of Scholarships

Email: jhale@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7578

Office: HCC 169