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North Dakota State University-Main Campus

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C+

Rating

Public

Type

14,503

Students

$12,413

Tuition

94%

Acceptance

#911

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Fargo, ND

1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, ND 58108-6050

North Dakota State University-Main Campus is a large public university located in Fargo, ND ranked 3rd in North Dakota. It has a total of 11,852 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.56% of applicants. North Dakota State University-Main Campus offers 260 different majors and is best known for its Biology Teacher Education, Home Economics Teacher Education, and Veterinary Technology programs (nationally ranked 8th, 10th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,275 for in-state students and $12,413 for those from out-of-state, North Dakota State University-Main Campus is pretty inexpensive. 55.35% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home about $48,200 per year, which is 16% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$13,892
Above Average

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

$13,892

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$27,170

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$21,932

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

94%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

94%

National

69%
Sat

1040 - 1265

3% of students submit

Admissions Yield

38%

ACT

20 - 27

98% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$35

Students

11,852Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

54%

In-state

83%

Female

46%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

7%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse5% Mechanical Engineering5% Human Development and Family Studies, General82% Others

7% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

5% Mechanical Engineering

5% Human Development and Family Studies, General

82% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

7%

216 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

5%

169 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

5%

169 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

3%

103 Graduates

Civil Engineering, General

3%

101 Graduates

Computer Science

3%

92 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

91 Graduates

Psychology, General

3%

91 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

375,272

Academic Spend per Student

$10,230

Full-time Retention Rate

79%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$40,400/Year

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

$40,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$40,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

55%