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LOCATION AND SETTING
Dickinson State University is located in the city after which it is named. Dickinson, the seventh largest city in the state, is the hub of West River North Dakota and boasts a population of approximately 17,000. The University serves as a cultural social, recreational and intellectual center for the residents of the West River region.
Dickinson, located directly along Interstate 94, is served by commercial air service transportation. The University and the city are situated near the scenic North Dakota Badlands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the area where Roosevelt ranched prior to his ascendancy to national prominence. One hour’s drive north of Dickinson is Lake Sakakawea, created in the 1950s by the Garrison Dam project.