University of North Dakota: Ranking & Review

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Grand Forks Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 270 866
Top 6%

University of North Dakota Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%80%87%
Applicants5,2302,7602,470
Admissions4,3662,2212,145
Enrolled undergraduates1,939976963
Enrolled total (including graduate students)14,4067,4436,963

6,336 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

3,537 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 scores137
Percent of students submitting SAT scores1%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
580
Math
580

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,810
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
24

University of North Dakota Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $21,417 $33,017
Off-campus $21,417 $33,017
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,456 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of North Dakota provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,466 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,946 $18,546
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,501 $1,501
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $289 $773
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,688 $20,526
Fees for full-time graduates $1,501 $1,501
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $320 $855

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 70 258 211 120 659
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 15 349 43 407
Education 109 256 40 405
Engineering 273 17 5 295
Transportation and Materials Moving 230 37 3 270
Psychology 124 32 22 178
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 73 89 162
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 122 122
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 112 2 114
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 84 7 9 100
Social Sciences 62 25 87
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 62 11 73
Legal Professions and Studies 64 64
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 62 1 63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 45 11 1 57
Physical Sciences 34 10 6 50
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 36 36
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 26 9 35
English Language and Literature & Letters 2 21 10 33
Visual and Performing Arts 26 6 32
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 27 4 31
Mathematics and Statistics 22 5 27
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 14 14
History 8 2 1 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 2
Grand Total872,1897892723,337

A total of 2,276 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of North Dakota.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,061 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%51%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesUND
Founded1883
MottoLux et Lex
Light and Law
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, pink
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,551
Instructional FTE842
Research FTE5
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteund.edu
Address264 Centennial Drive, Stop 8193
Grand Forks, North Dakota, 58202-8193
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8002255863
Fax+1 (701) 777 4616

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