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North Dakota State University-Main Campus

Fargo, ND, USA
3.95 Average Rating

Originally founded as an agricultural college, North Dakota State University is a 4-year public school in Fargo. NDSU is home to seven colleges offering bachelor’s degrees in over 45 areas of study. In addition to classroom space, North Dakota State features a Research and Technology Park where students have the opportunity to work on numerous scientific projects in fields such as nano technologies and polymers. For musically inclined students, NDSU’s Festival Concert Hall is shared by the university’s music ensembles and the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony and Opera.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
34%
Out-Of-State Students
65%
0
100
92%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1091
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
14,358
Total Number of Undergrads
11,984
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
32%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
18:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,848
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,284
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,572
0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
64%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,851
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
54%
46%
Student Organizations
300
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Fargo
Minneapolis
Bismarck
Saint Cloud
Grand Forks
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$53,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.95 Average Rating
great campus! great people! not much to do outside of campus though.
Happy Student
the most amazing school ever. everything you would like to become is offered here. ndsu has the best tutoring place in north dakota.
Markelle from Rolette, ND