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North Dakota State University
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  • 4 Year
  • FARGO, ND

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

North Dakota State University makes an exceptional education accessible to all. Located in Fargo, North Dakota, NDSU is home to about 13,000 students from 49 states and 74 countries. By joining one of our 300 student clubs and organizations, you will build lifelong friendships and have experiences that will prepare you for your future. With a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio and more than 67% of classes having 40 students or fewer, faculty are focused on nurturing your potential. NDSU is a truly welcoming community where your journey is as important as your achievements. 

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North Dakota State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
94%
SAT Range
1050-1250
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,638 / 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
$5,024 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
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

Office of Multicultural Programs

The Office of Multicultural Programs (OMP) assists the NDSU community in creating a culturally diverse and sensitive campus by providing student-centered support programs, co-sponsoring cultural events and tools for personal growth experiences. OMP will help connect you to resources and services regarding: scholarships, financial aid, housing, academic interests, personal well-being and more.

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
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    51%
  • On Campus
    45%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,339 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,216
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
19%
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
62%
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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