North Dakota State University – Main Campus: Ranking & Review

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Fargo Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 191 541
Top 4%

North Dakota State University - Main Campus Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate92%91%92%
Applicants6,4243,3153,109
Admissions5,8843,0142,870
Enrolled undergraduates2,6331,4171,216
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,3587,6376,721

5,270 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

756 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores62
Percent of students submitting SAT scores2%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
589
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,591
Percent of students submitting ACT scores97%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
24

North Dakota State University - Main Campus Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $21,452 $33,478
Off-campus $21,452 $33,478
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,357 and other expenses per full academic year.

North Dakota State University - Main Campus provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,881 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,201 $19,227
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,345 $1,345
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $317 $846
Tuition for Full-time graduates $5,793 $15,468
Fees for full-time graduates $1,009 $1,009
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $322 $859

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Engineering 368 57 18 443
Health Professions and Related Programs 296 43 94 433
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 18 327 53 3 401
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 1 266 53 12 332
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 159 25 3 187
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 141 15 14 170
Education 65 64 8 137
Architecture and Related Services 69 41 110
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74 20 2 96
Psychology 83 4 4 91
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 76 11 1 88
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 74 7 4 85
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 64 64
Visual and Performing Arts 43 10 2 55
Natural Resources and Conservation 30 12 2 44
Social Sciences 39 4 43
Physical Sciences 25 7 10 42
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 35 35
Mathematics and Statistics 23 10 2 35
English Language and Literature & Letters 16 10 5 31
History 13 3 2 18
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2 2
Grand Total192,2984511862,954

A total of 2,317 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at North Dakota State University - Main Campus.

At the master's and doctor's level 637 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%55%61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

General info

Alternative namesNorth Dakota State University
NDSU
Founded1890
MottoFor the land and its people
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,435
Instructional FTE584
Research FTE179
Public Service FTE150
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ndsu.edu
Address1301 12th Avenue North
Fargo, North Dakota, 58108-6050
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone7012318011
Fax+1 (701) 231 1014

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