North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

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Tuition & Fees

$9,619

$13,757

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
30%
500-599
29%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
19%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
43%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

male

46%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,181
Declined 418
Total Received 5,599
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Public

11,425

undergraduate students

2,371

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

North Dakota State University, founded in 1890, is a public, coeducational university. Its 261-acre campus is located in Fargo, North Dakota.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,796
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

261-acre campus in Fargo (population: 122,359). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hector International

North Dakota State University
1340 Administration Avenue
Fargo
58102

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Saddle and Sirloin
  • Students Today, Leaders Forever
  • Chi Alpha Christian Organization
  • fraternities/sororities
  • CRU

Top Events

  • Spring Concert
  • Little International
  • Blue Key Homecoming Show
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Pathlight app

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
34%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
30%
500-599
29%
400-499
19%
300-399
1%
700-800
19%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
43%
18-23
44%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.48

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,181
Declined 418
Total Received 5,599

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 52
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,275
Room & board $8,878
Additional fees $1,344
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $3,400
Total $22,697
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for minorities yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

Club Sports Women

Swimming and diving, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Business Services, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Construction Engineering
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Crop Production
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Design/Architecture
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Finance, General
Food Science
Food Science and Technology, Other
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Teacher Education
Health and Wellness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Public/Applied History
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Range Science and Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,796

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

11,425
students

Female
46%
5,203

Male
54%
6,222

17%

2,371
students

Female
52%
1,236

Male
48%
1,135

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

10,237
students

Female
44%
4,486

Male
56%
5,751

11%

1,188
students

Female
61%
717

Male
39%
471

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 20%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
86%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

607

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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