North Dakota Colleges Statistics

Check the 2023 statistics for 27 North Dakota Colleges and compare the schools to get right decision. Below You can view the average values of key academic facts and compare all North Dakota Colleges.
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2023 North Dakota Colleges Statistics

In North Dakota State, there are 27 North Dakota Colleges - 14 public and 13 private schools. Among them, 27 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 11 schools have graduate programs. 20 North Dakota Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities in North Dakota.
Total 51,398 students are attending North Dakota Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.60 to 1. The 2023 average tuition & fees at North Dakota Colleges is $6,793 for North Dakota residents and $11,459 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $9,076 for North Dakota residents and $10,387 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2022-2023 statistics for North Dakota Colleges.
North Dakota Colleges Statistics
academic year 2022-2023
Number of Schools27 schools
By Types14 public, 13 private
By Levels16 four(4) years
9 two but less than four years
2 less than two(2) years
By Categories3 National Universities
9 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$6,793 North Dakota residents
$11,459 out-of-state
Graduate$9,076 North Dakota residents
$10,387 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,517
Student Population51,398
Undergraduate43,228
Graduate8,170
Acceptance Rate79.63%
Test Scores1,097 SAT, 21 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio12.60 to 1

North Dakota Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

The following table lists North Dakota Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the North Dakota college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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2022-2023 North Dakota Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Minot State University
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Public, 4-yearsMinot, ND
$8,508 $5,717 2,77793% 1,085 SAT
19 ACT
10 to 1
2 University of Mary
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Private, 4-yearsBismarck, ND
$20,900 $11,447 3,65281% 1,235 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
3 North Dakota State University-Main Campus
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Public, 4-yearsFargo, ND
$15,446
($10,792)
$5,925 12,24296% 1,095 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
4 University of North Dakota
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Public, 4-yearsGrand Forks, ND
$15,570
($10,951)
$6,573 13,87683% - 17 to 1
- Bismarck State College
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Public, 4-yearsBismarck, ND
$7,227
($5,143)
$4,467 3,771- - 14 to 1
- Valley City State University
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Public, 4-yearsValley City, ND
$13,422
($8,458)
$6,143 1,65883% 1,080 SAT
19 ACT
12 to 1
- Cankdeska Cikana Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFort Totten, ND
$3,950 $3,235 316- - 10 to 1
- Dakota College at Bottineau
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Public, 2-4 yearsBottineau, ND
$7,613
($5,347)
$6,111 1,080- - 10 to 1
- Rasmussen University-North Dakota
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Private, 4-yearsFargo, ND
$12,285 $5,430 496- - 11 to 1
- United Tribes Technical College
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Private, 4-yearsBismarck, ND
$4,252 $9,588 506- - 12 to 1
- Lake Region State College
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Public, 2-4 yearsDevils Lake, ND
$5,435 $5,389 1,679- - 20 to 1
- North Dakota State College of Science
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Public, 2-4 yearsWahpeton, ND
$6,879
($5,880)
$4,561 2,942- - 10 to 1
- Turtle Mountain Community College
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Private, 4-yearsBelcourt, ND
$2,482 $9,293 599- - 10 to 1
- University of Jamestown
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Private, 4-yearsJamestown, ND
$24,200 $16,389 1,24292% - 12 to 1
- Lynnes Welding Training
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFargo, ND
$17,375 $1,949 28- - 14 to 1
- Trinity Bible College and Graduate School
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Private, 4-yearsEllendale, ND
$18,216 $9,240 28944% -
20 ACT
11 to 1
- Josef's School of Hair, Skin & Body-Grand Forks
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Private, 2-4 yearsGrand Forks, ND
$17,000 $4,502 51- - 13 to 1
- Josef's School of Hair, Skin & Body-Fargo
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Private, 2-4 yearsFargo, ND
$17,000 $4,484 69- - 13 to 1
- Sitting Bull College
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Public, 4-yearsFort Yates, ND
$4,010 $5,422 257- - 7 to 1
- Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
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Public, 4-yearsNew Town, ND
$3,870 $8,855 172- - 5 to 1
- The Hair Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsBismarck, ND
$14,120 $7,761 54- - 14 to 1
- Mayville State University
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Public, 4-yearsMayville, ND
$11,131
($7,873)
$4,862 1,12371% - 14 to 1
- Williston State College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWilliston, ND
$5,768 $7,236 924- - 20 to 1
- Dickinson State University
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Public, 4-yearsDickinson, ND
$11,218
($9,118)
$5,673 1,47372% 990 SAT
19 ACT
13 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo
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Private, 2-4 yearsFargo, ND
$18,450 $2,663 122- - 12 to 1
Average$11,459
($6,793)
$6,517 51,39879.63% 1,097 SAT 12.60 to 1
*North Dakota college ranking
**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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North Dakota Best Colleges

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1. University of North DakotaPublic, 4-yearsGrand Forks, ND

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2. Minot State UniversityPublic, 4-yearsMinot, ND

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3. North Dakota State University-Main CampusPublic, 4-yearsFargo, ND

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4. University of MaryPrivate, 4-yearsBismarck, ND

All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023