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Mayville State University, the nation's first Tablet PC campus, is a personable rural campus with nearly 70 academic programs and an enrollment of approximately 1100 students.

Featuring a technology-enriched education in which all students are issued a Tablet PC notebook computer, MSU is nationally identified for its Teacher Education division, the largest academic program on campus. Business Administration and Computer Information Systems are also very popular majors on a campus known for the personal attention provided to its students. The Princeton Review has named Mayville State University "A Best Midwestern College" since 2003.

The mission of Mayville State University is to educate and guide students, as individuals, so that they may realize their full career potential and enhance their lives. We do this in an environment that reflects our tradition of personal service, commitment to innovative technology-enriched education, and dynamic learning relationships with community, employers and society.

Living in the Comets Community

Mayville and Portland, North Dakota, are two communities that share the best of rural North Dakota living. Complete with a university and countless amenities, Mayville-Portland has a high quality of residential life.

Mayville, ND, is a progressive, small rural city that boasts a variety of things to do in a safe and vibrant community.

From bike trails in the summer to snowmobile trails in the winter, outdoor activities are easy to participate in. If you prefer the indoor activities, we have a local theater, a bowling alley, and a number of community organizations you may want to join.

Located only 40 minutes from Grand Forks (ND), less than 1 hour from Fargo (ND), and only 15 minutes from Interstate 29, Mayville’s location makes it easy to ‘hit the mall’ or enjoy a wide variety of night life.

To learn more about the twin communities of Mayville and Portland, go to www.mayvilleportland.com. Check out the Parks and Recreation section, go to the Business Directory to find a great place to eat or shop. Find your faith community under the Churches tab. Planning on living off-campus? Go to the Citizens Handbook tab to find basic community information about recycling or pet permits.

Mayville and Portland are great communities with great people just waiting to meet you! Welcome to Mayville and Portland, North Dakota!

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