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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    B-
UND is an above-average public university located in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,184 undergraduate students. The UND acceptance rate is 82%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Communications, and Psychology. Graduating 55% of students, UND alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,700.
3501 University Ave Stop 8365
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference

University of North Dakota Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UND Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Application Deadline
February 1
SAT Range
980-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$15,374/ 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
$4,523/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.57 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.76 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.76 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
21
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
3
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,184Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,335
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 43 responses
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  • Motivated
    30%
  • Some motivated others are not. Most do the work.
    30%
  • Friendly
    16%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Complacent
    7%
  • Selfish
    5%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.91 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.94 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 48 responses
Report
  • Amazing!
    27%
  • Cold
    27%
  • Awesome
    19%
  • Need to Succeed
    10%
  • You could get lost in the crowd
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • FUND, less of a word then an acronym
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.45 responses
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University of North Dakota Reviews

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The UND campus is beautiful and there is a great sense of community. In addition, the hockey is awesome! When I determined my major, I "assumed" that it and UND were one. They are not. UND does not share medical information with the particular degree program I chose. If the information I provided to UND was accessible to other program staff, issues could have been addressed on an individual basis and cleared up prior to being accepted into the program. There is not one person to go to for all your questions/needs. You go to one person for questions regarding college and another person "adviser" for direction regarding the program. I believe a more streamline/shared system may have benefited me.
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The University of North Dakota was such a great choice for me! The small town atmosphere really helped me feel at home before I even unpacked my bags. The campus is gorgeous, and a brisk, short walk to class is perfect to start your day! There are so many different organizations and clubs for you to join, anyone could find their lifelong friends. The classes and professors have that midwestern hospitality and are always willing to lend a helping hand. I love this college. I never want to leave!
I love the University of North Dakota due to the atmosphere. There are great Athletics to attend and are very fun. The Professors here honestly care for your well-being and try to assist in anyway possible. The advisors I have interacted with are always easy to reach and answer any questions i may have. The housing is awesome with great maintenance. The dining center employees always greet you with a smile, and the food is amazing considering its college food. There are busses that help transport students to class so you don't have to walk in the freezing cold. The experience I have had is like no other, I would recommend UND to anyone!