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Students learn from the best at NDSU

North Dakota State Universityis distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, which puts us in the top 2 percent of accredited universities and colleges.


Students have many educational options at NDSU—we offer 100 undergraduate majors, 86 master’s degrees and 50 doctoral degrees. Our renowned faculty members are recognized as leaders in their fields and directly involve students in world-class research.


NDSU has more than 14,500 students from 47 states and 79 countries.

Living in the NDSU Community

A vibrant metropolitan area

NDSU is located in Fargo, North Dakota, a metropolitan area of more than 215,000 residents. Fargo is a regional hub for the arts, shopping, dining, concerts and sporting events. It is consistently ranked on national lists of the best places to live and work.