North Dakota State University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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North Dakota State University is a large four-year, public school with 14,520 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1890 and is one of the 7 colleges and schools located in Fargo, North Dakota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
148
Good
At North Dakota State University you can earn your several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

North Dakota State University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 148 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Biology, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
78%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at North Dakota State University is fair at 78% (well above North Dakota average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at North Dakota State University is below average: 56%. Nearly 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at North Dakota State University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,400
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high, about $18,100 annually. The additional fees at North Dakota State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,300; this totals $19,400 per year.

Read the details about North Dakota State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
94%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 5,311 applications were submitted and 4,973 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at North Dakota State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Low
North Dakota State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Dakota State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
North Dakota State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 5,100 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: nearly $3,500 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at North Dakota State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, North Dakota State University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Dakota State University Location and Maps



Post Address: North Dakota State University, 1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050, USA
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