North Dakota State University

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About North Dakota State University

According to Wikipedia, North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more commonly known as North Dakota State University , is a public land-grant research university in Fargo, North Dakota. It was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as the state's land-grant university. NDSU is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". As of 2021, NDSU offers 94 undergraduate majors, 146 undergraduate degree programs, 5 undergraduate certificate programs, 84 undergraduate minors, 87 master's degree programs, 52 doctoral degree programs of study, and 210 graduate certificate programs.

North Dakota State University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
7,880 94% 62% 1152 23

How Much Does North Dakota State University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$8,606 $1,427

How Much Do North Dakota State University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from North Dakota State University, then you can expect to earn an average of $55,500 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

North Dakota State University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
11,413 10,157 1,256

Where is North Dakota State University?

North Dakota State University is located at 1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo ND 58108-6050

How Safe is North Dakota State University?

Fargo has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is North Dakota State University Known For?

North Dakota State University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

North Dakota State University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are North Dakota State University's Most Influential Alumni?

North Dakota State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, and Biology. Here are some of North Dakota State University's most famous alumni:

Mancur Olson
Mancur Olson
An American economist.
Evangelina Villegas
A Mexican biochemist laureated with the 2000 World Food Prize..
Donald Pederson
Donald Pederson
An American professor of electrical engineering.
David Schindler
An American/Canadian limnologist.
Paul Johnsgard
Paul Johnsgard
An Ornithologist.
Rod Rohrich
Rod Rohrich
An American plastic surgeon.
Earl Mindell
Earl Mindell
A Canadian-American writer and nutritionist.
Lilian Salami
A Nigerian academic and administrator.
Gary Tharaldson
Gary Tharaldson
An American businessman.
Gilmore Schjeldahl
An American inventor .
Carson Wentz
Carson Wentz
An American football player.
Harold Schafer
An American businessman .