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Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B+
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1301 12th Avenue North
Fargo, ND 58108
About North Dakota State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
From North Dakota State University

NDSU excels in areas of innovative and technology-driven research, with more than $153 million in annual research expenditures as reported in the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey. NDSU has been listed in the Top 100 public research universities in the United States for research and development in agricultural sciences, psychology and social sciences, based on reported research expenditures.

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North Dakota State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
94%
SAT Range
1040-1260
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,330 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,193 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 67 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 87 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 86 responses

Majors

Pharmacy

As a pharmacist, you will work with patients and other health care providers to promote health and prevent diseases. You will gain real-world experience through research and labs in NDSU's concept pharmacy. You can also get involved in campus life to develop interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills through a variety of health profession student organizations.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    3%
  • None
    55%
  • Some
    42%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,638 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,193
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Friendly, motivated, intelligent and hard working
    44%
  • Very friendly and motivated
    33%
  • Lots of hard working and intelligent students.
    20%
  • In there own world, not to concerned about others
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 97 responses
Poll
71%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 116 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 64 responses
  • The best cold, football loving, caring community
    63%
  • Welcoming, great school spirit
    19%
  • Research based
    13%
  • Generous
    3%
  • Boring student life
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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