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Colleges in North Dakota

There are 20 colleges in North Dakota, 14 public and 6 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. North Dakota has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.


North Dakota State University is the largest institution in the state. Its flagship campus is located in Fargo, and among traditional degrees in dozens of programs, North Dakota State University offers many unique fields of study, including Communication and Signal Processing, Emergency Management, Health Communication, and Behavioral Statistics.


The private Jamestown College has been ranked in the first tier among undergraduate colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report every year since 2007. Located in Jamestown, the Presbyterian Church-affiliated institution was founded in 1883 (six years before North Dakota became a state) making it the oldest in North Dakota.


The University of North Dakota, located in Grand Forks, boasts the state's only medical and law schools, and is renowned for its School of Aerospace Sciences which is home to the largest fleet of civilian flight training aircraft in North America.


Other North Dakota colleges include Bismarck State College in Bismarck, Dickinson State University in Dickinson, Valley City State University in Valley City, Minot State University in Minot, and many, many more.


Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in North Dakota, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.


Colleges in North Dakota

School Scholarships Available
Bismarck State College 37 scholarships
Cankdeska Cikana Community College No scholarships
Dakota College at Bottineau No scholarships
Dickinson State University 262 scholarships
Fort Berthold Community College No scholarships
Jamestown College 18 scholarships
Lake Region State College No scholarships
Mayville State University 12 scholarships
Minot State University 27 scholarships
North Dakota State College of Science No scholarships
North Dakota State University-Main Campus 315 scholarships
Sanford College of Nursing No scholarships
Sitting Bull College 21 scholarships
Trinity Bible College 6 scholarships
Turtle Mountain Community College 1 scholarships
United Tribes Technical College No scholarships
University of Mary 3 scholarships
University of North Dakota 8 scholarships
Valley City State University 127 scholarships
Williston State College No scholarships