11,984
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,030
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
91
91%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

North Dakota State University is a University institution located in Fargo, ND, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address NDSU Department 2832
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND  58108-6050
United States
Contact Ms. Merideth Sherlin
Director of Admission
Email: ndsu.admission@ndsu.edu
Phone: 701-231-8643
Fax: 701-231-8802

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
Agricultural Economics Checkmark
Agricultural Mechanization Checkmark
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticultural Business Services Related Checkmark
Crop Production Checkmark
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Food Science And Technology Related Checkmark
Range Science And Management Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Business/corporate Communications Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Radio, Television, And Digital Communication Related Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Health Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health And Wellness Checkmark
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, And Administration Related Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Veterinary/animal Health Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,424
Applied
5,884
Accepted
11,984
Enrolled
92%
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Female Admissions

3,109
Females Applied
2,870
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,315
Males Applied
3,014
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.75

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,957
In-state
11,936
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,337
Full-time student fees
8,565
Room & board
3,926
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

7,030
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,084
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,378
Avg. Loan Aid
1,533
Avg. Grant Aid
3,419
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
3%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,984
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.3%
Black or African American 2.92%
White or Caucasian 86.17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 1.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 3%
Other 1.59%

Gender

Male (53.95%)
Female (46.05%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 39%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Concert, Little International and Blue Key Homecoming Show

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Saddle and Sirloin, Students Today, Leaders Forever, Chi Alpha Christian Organization, fraternities/sororities and CRU

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
Pathlight app

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Checkmark No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

776
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 676
Part-time - 100
Male - 459
Female - 317