North Dakota State University

1,016 reviews
  1. Fargo, ND
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    A-
  5. Athletics
    A
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
North Dakota State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Missouri Valley Conference
Address
1301 12th Avenue North
Fargo, ND 58108
Website

North Dakota State University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
975-1310
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$14,249/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,272/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,166/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,466/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,367/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,802/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.44 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.46 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,865Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 27 responses
Report
  • Very friendly and motivated
    48%
  • Lots of hard working and intelligent students.
    30%
  • Friendly, motivated, intelligent and hard working
    22%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.60 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.76 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • The best cold, football loving, caring community
    71%
  • Research based
    24%
  • Generous
    5%

After North Dakota State University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.25 responses

Reviews

1,016 reviews
  • Excellent
    158
  • Very Good
    411
  • Average
    359
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    21
What I like about NDSU is that they have great opportunities for those who are first generation college students, like TRIO.
  • Sophomore
  • 17 days ago
My favorite part of NDSU is the school, they have great professors and the campus offers a multitude of class that i am excited to take!
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
Overall the school is great. Very motivated students and helpful professors
  • College Junior
  • 3 months ago