North Dakota State University – Main Campus

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North Dakota State University-Main Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(701) 231-8011
Website:https://www.ndsu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.ndsu.edu/admission/admission_information/application/
Address:1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,432
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:9,250 (64% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,327
Out-of-state Tuition:$19,891
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:90%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,851

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

North Dakota State University-Main Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at North Dakota State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences315107
Architecture and Related Services31
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences699
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services61041
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1521
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services111
Education21753
Engineering2898
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1232
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3
Health Professions and Related Programs2761
History211
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service222
Mathematics and Statistics1222
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Natural Resources and Conservation111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences344
Psychology212
Social Sciences54
Transportation and Materials Moving11
Visual and Performing Arts421
Grand total201056947

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at North Dakota State University-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education1
Engineering1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences13
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Social Sciences11
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Grand total29

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at North Dakota State University-Main Campus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,327
Out-of-state$19,891
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,532
Out-of-state$15,835

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,26690%
Grant or scholarship aid1,61264%$4,851
Student loan aid1,60764%$8,934

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,97758%$4,927
Federal student loans6,39553%$6,382

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for North Dakota State University-Main Campus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled North Dakota State University-Main Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants5,1282,7142,414
Percent admitted100%92%93%
Percent admitted who enrolled49%50%48%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

North Dakota State University-Main Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,432
Undergraduate enrollment12,010
Graduate enrollment2,422

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

North Dakota State University-Main Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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