Tuition & Fees

$8,695

$20,759

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

21

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,366
Declined + 864
Total Received 5,230
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Public

11,000

undergraduate students

3,406

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 6878
ACT 3218
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Location

School Facts

The University of North Dakota, founded in 1883, is a public university. Programs are offered through the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, Education and Human Development, Engineering and Mines, Graduate, Law, Nursing & Professional Disciplines and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Division of Continuing Education, Extended Learning. Its 521-acre campus is located in Grand Forks, ND.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,406
Established in 1883
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Grand Forks, ND

521-acre campus in Grand Forks (population: 57,056), 70 miles from Fargo; 150 miles from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to medical complex and airport. Public transportation serves campus.

University of North Dakota
3501 University Avenue Stop 8357
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8357

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 10% of male students
 
7 sororities 13% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
47%
12-17
10%
30-36
9%
24-29
52%
18-23
32%
12-17
7%
30-36
8%
24-29
46%
18-23
43%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,366
Declined + 864
Total Received 5,230

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Right Now

Admissions Contact

Jason Trainer
Director of Admissions
P: 800 CALL-UND
F: 701 777-2721
admissions@und.edu

Financial Aid

59%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,956

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,695
Room & board $8,974
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $18,669
Average Financial Aid - $13,956
Total with Avg. Aid $4,713

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,792,444
State $3,058,525
Institutional $4,113,021
Other external $1,930,929
Total $17,894,919

Non-need-based

Federal $119,821
State $824,412
Institutional $2,041,063
Other external $1,033,390
Total $4,018,686
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 CALL-UND
F: 701 777-2040
sfa@und.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Janelle Kilgore
Director of Student Financial Aid
sfa@und.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Kendo, Rugby, Soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Broomball, Flag Football, Hockey, In-Line Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Bill Chaves (men's)
Director Of Athletics

Athletic Facts

School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Aerospace Science
Air Traffic Control
Aircraft Systems Management
Airport Management
Airway Science Management
American Indian Studies
Anatomy
Anatomy/Cell Biology
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Aviation
Aviation Management
Aviation Technology Management
Banking/Financial Economics
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Biology/Pre-Health Science
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chinese Studies
Civil Engineering
Classical Studies
Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Translational Science
Clinical/Translational Science
Commercial Aviation
Communication
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communications
Community Nutrition
Composite Social Studies Education
Computer Science
Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Guidance
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Studies
Curriculum and Instruction
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Earth System Science/Policy
Earth Systems Science/Policy
Economics
Education Foundations/Research
Education/General Studies
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Early Childhood
Elementary Education/Mathematics
Elementary Education/Middle Childhood
Energy Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
Engineering
English
English Language Learners
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Geology/Technology
Environmental Geoscience
Environmental Studies
Fisheries/Wildlife Biology
Flight Education
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science
French
General Studies
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
German
Graphic Design/New Art Media
Graphic Design/Technology
Higher Education
History
Honors
Human Resources Management
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
Instructional Design/Technology
Interdisciplinary Health Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Investments
Kinesiology
Linguistics
Management
Managerial Finance/Corporate Accounting
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Microbiology
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle Level Education
Molecular/Integrative Biology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Therapy
Natural Science
Norwegian
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Operations/Supply Chain Management
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmacology/Physiology/Therapeutics
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Education
Reading Education
Recreation/Tourism
Rehabilitation/Human Services
Religion
Science
Scientific Computing
Secondary Education
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Space Studies
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching/Learning
Technology
Theatre Arts
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations
Visual Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

14,406

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

11,000
students

Female
44%
4,840

Male
56%
6,160

24%

3,406
students

Female
62%
2,122

Male
38%
1,284

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

8,525
students

Female
47%
3,999

Male
53%
4,526

23%

2,475
students

Female
34%
841

Male
66%
1,634

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
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 Admissions

75%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.80
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Study skills

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

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 72
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
Norway
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Emily Dougherty
Education Abroad Program Manager
701 777-4231
und.internationalprograms@und.edu

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