North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND

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Tuition & Fees

$10,168

$14,471

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
623
25th
508
75th
620
25th
520
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,415
Declined 465
Total Received 7,880
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Public

11,626

undergraduate students

2,758

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 14,384
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

North Dakota State University
1340 Administration Avenue
Fargo, ND
58102

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
623
25th
508
75th
620
25th
520
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Other application fee All undergraduate level application fees are waived for the current year's applicants.
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,415
Declined 465
Total Received 7,880

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,614

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,606
Room $4,100
Board $4,778
Additional fees $1,562
Books & supplies $800
Total $19,846
Average Financial Aid - $5,614
Total with Avg. Aid $14,232

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,528,779
State $3,517,349
Institutional $3,417,625
Other external $2,222,051
Total $19,685,804

Non-need-based

Federal $145,461
State $1,869,894
Institutional $3,476,605
Other external $1,800,170
Total $7,292,130
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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 924-8969
F: 701 231-8297
ndsu.onestop@ndsu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, clay target, climbing, cricket, curling, dance, fishing, hockey, horsemen's/equine, lacrosse, marksmanship, martial arts/boxing, nordic skiing, paintball, rocket league, rodeo, rugby, soccer, spikeball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball.

Club Sports - Women's

cricket, clay target, climbing, curling, dance, fishing, hockey, horsemen's/equine, lacrosse, marksmanship, martial arts/boxing, Nordic Skiing, paintball, rocket league, rodeo, rugby, soccer, spikeball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball.

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, bags, basketball, canoe battleship, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, pickleball, racquetball, softball, spikeball, table tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball.

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division 1), Summit League, Missouri Valley Football Conference, Big 12 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Related Services, Other.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Architecture.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
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, General.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Construction Engineering.
Construction Management, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Crop Production.
Development Economics and International Development.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Economics, General.
Educational Evaluation and Research.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entomology.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Equestrian/Equine Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Finance, General.
Food Science and Technology, Other.
Food Science.
Food Technology and Processing.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
Health Communication.
Health Teacher Education.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other.
Industrial Engineering.
Interior Design.
International Agriculture.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism, Other.
Landscape Architecture.
Management Information Systems, General.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Engineering.
Materials Sciences, Other.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management.
Political Science and Government, General.
Polymer Chemistry.
Psychology, General.
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.
Public Health, General.
Public/Applied History.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Range Science and Management.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Turf and Turfgrass Management.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Human Development/family Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

14,384

total students

36%

in-state

64%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

11,626
students

Female
47%
5,465

Male
53%
6,161

19%

2,758
students

Female
53%
1,466

Male
47%
1,292

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

9,960
students

Female
45%
4,480

Male
55%
5,480

14%

1,666
students

Female
59%
985

Male
41%
681

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
85%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Egypt
India
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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