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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend NDSU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at NDSU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend NDSU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend NDSU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at NDSU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at NDSU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at NDSU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at NDSU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at NDSU.

North Dakota State University

A Brief Overview of North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity," with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation.Noted for its quality education, outstanding service and innovative research, NDSU continues to build on its reputation for excellence.

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Living in the Bison Community

Some Cultural Aspects of NDSU and Its Fargo-Moorhead Home

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NDSU was established in 1890 as North Dakota’s first land-grant university. Located in Fargo, the state’s largest city, NDSU students enjoy a Northern Great Plains lifestyle and the conveniences of a vibrant metropolitan area. With a population of more than 200,000 people, the Fargo-Moorhead community is often listed as one of the best places to live in the country. NDSU is an active participant in the global marketplace, attracting students from 49 states and 77 countries. During fall 2013, more than 1,100 international students enrolled at NDSU. In addition, the university has Memoranda of Understanding with 42 countries and over 100 institutions.