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University of North Dakota
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  • 4 Year
  • GRAND FORKS, ND

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Report Card

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

About

264 CENTENNIAL DRIVE, STOP 8193
GRAND FORKS, ND 58202
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
From University of North Dakota

Lead your own way at the University of North Dakota. Whether you want to save lives, teach first-graders, engineer the future, soar across skies or direct your own Fortune 500 company, UND will make you a leader in action. Choose from 225+ fields of study — including the state’s only medical and law degrees — and do it all without breaking the bank.

UND provides one of the best values in the country. Our combined tuition, fees and room/meal plans cost about $3,000 less per year than the national average. Plus, we’re dedicated to helping you graduate on time, which means less debt and a faster return on your investment.

But it’s not all work and no play. UND is home to 17 Division I athletic teams. Shout until the rafters shake inside the crown jewel of hockey stadiums or tailgate with the best of football fans. Our safe, vibrant community — with its miles of green trails and state-of-the-art recreation — is the place where memories are made.

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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.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
87%
SAT Range
1000-1230
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,780 / 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
$5,511 / 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
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 57 responses
73%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 77 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 77 responses

Majors

Elementary Education at UND

Immerse yourself in teaching and prepare for a rewarding career educating grades K-8. Educators play a critical role in shaping our future. With a B.S.Ed. in Elementary Education from UND, you will be prepared to teach students in diverse learning environments.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    47%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    22%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,988 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,730
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Some motivated others are not. Most do the work.
    31%
  • Motivated
    29%
  • Friendly
    16%
  • Smart
    9%
  • Complacent
    7%
  • Selfish
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
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. 95 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 49 responses
  • Cold
    29%
  • Amazing!
    27%
  • Awesome
    18%
  • 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
61%
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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