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Most Favored North Dakota Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in North Dakota. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Minot State University, has the highest yield rate of 75.00% for academic year 2019-2020 in North Dakota. Valley City State University is positioned second with 55.33% yield and Dickinson State University follows them with 54%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in North Dakota.
Most Favored North Dakota Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Minot State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMinot, ND
75.00% 798 532 399 66.67%
2Valley City State University
Public, 4 or more yearsValley City, ND
55.33% 517 394 218 76.21%
3Dickinson State University
Public, 4 or more yearsDickinson, ND
53.87% 376 375 202 99.73%
4University of Mary
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBismarck, ND
42.98% 1,376 1,012 435 73.55%
5University of North Dakota
Public, 4 or more yearsGrand Forks, ND
41.54% 4,964 4,027 1,673 81.12%
6Mayville State University
Public, 4 or more yearsMayville, ND
40.74% 385 270 110 70.13%
7North Dakota State University-Main Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsFargo, ND
38.17% 6,211 5,811 2,218 93.56%
8University of Jamestown
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsJamestown, ND
33.81% 1,106 766 259 69.26%