North Dakota Colleges List

The best college in North Dakota is the University of North Dakota (joint 168th nationally in the USA, USNews; 469th best, Forbes). Other good institutions include North Dakota State University (joint 181st nationally, USNews), Minot State University (106th best in the Midwest region by USNews), and the University of Mary.

List of North Dakota Colleges

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
North Dakota University System
Bismarck State College1500 Edwards Ave, Bismarck, ND 58506Public4062$4,222$10,084100%1959
Dickinson State University291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601Public1449$5,848$8,20049%1918
Mayville State University330 3rd St NE, Mayville, ND 58257,Public1036$6,489$8,89451%1889
Minot State University500 University Avenue W, Minot, ND 58707Public3254$6,224$6,22457%1913
North Dakota State University1340 Administration Ave, Fargo, ND 58102Public11948$7,660$18,24284%1890
University of North DakotaGrand Forks,ÊNDÊ58202Public11724$7,508$17,79471%1883
Valley City State University101 College Street SW, Valley City, ND 58072Public1211$6,704$15,09983%1890
Rasmussen College1701 East Century Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503Private1900
Sanford College of Nursing (NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health)512 N 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501,Public
Sitting Bull College9299 N Dakota 24, Fort Yates, ND 58538Tribal1973
Trinity Bible College50 6th Ave S, Ellendale, ND 58436Private1948
Turtle Mountain Community College10145 BIA Road 7, Turtle Mountain, ND 58369Tribal1972
University of Jamestown6086 College Lane, Jamestown, ND 58405Private967$19,170$19,17057%1884
University of Mary7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504Private1772$14,730$14,73083%1959

Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the North Dakota State University (11,948 students) and the University of North Dakota (11,724 students). While the smallest establishments include the University of Jamestown (967 students) and Mayville State University (1,036 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the cheapest tuition fees are offered by Bismarck State College (In-state tuition: $4,222; Out of state fees: $10,084), and Dickinson State University (In-state: $5,848; Out of state: $8,200).

Conversely the highest priced public establishment included in the list of North Dakota colleges is the North Dakota State University ($7,660 In-state tuition fees and $18,242 Out of state fees).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments is the University of Mary ($14,730), whilst the most expensive university in North Dakota state is the University of Jamestown ($19,170).

The most selective colleges are Dickinson State University (49% acceptance rate) and Mayville State University (51%). The oldest college in North Dakota is the University of North Dakota, established in 1883.

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