Average Tuition & Fees $11,187
Average Acceptance Rates 75.89 %
Total Student Population 54,161
Average Graduation Rates 46.59 %
Average Student To Faculty Ratio 12.90 to 1

North Dakota Colleges Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, there are 29 colleges and universities in North Dakota State - 14 public and 15 private schools. By school level, there are 15 4 Year or high, 12 2-4 years, and 2 less than 2 years schools in North Dakota. Next table shows the number of schools by school type and level.

North Dakota Colleges Distribution by Type and Level
Number of Schools
Private (not-for-profit)5
Private (for-profit)10
4 Year or High15
2-4 Year12
Less than 2 year2

Average Academic Statistics for North Dakota Colleges

The average acceptance rate for North Dakota colleges is 75.89% and the average graduation rate is 46.59% in academic year 2018-2019. Total 54,161 students including in both undergraduate and graduate programs have attended North Dakota colleges and universities and the average students to faculty ratio is 12.90:1. Next charts are illustrating the core statistics for colleges and universities located in North Dakota.

[Chart] North Dakota Colleges Academic Statistics
Average Transfer-out Rate for North Dakota colleges is 21.571428571429 %
Average Retention Rate for North Dakota colleges is 73.833333333333 %

2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees For North Dakota Colleges

For academic year 2018-2019, the average undergraduate tuition & fees for North Dakota colleges are $7,727 for North Dakota residents and $11,187 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its average tuition and fees are $8,816 for in-state students and $10,649 for out-of-state students.

North Dakota 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees
[Chart] North Dakota State 2018-2019 Average Tuition & Fees

Offered Degree Programs at North Dakota Colleges

North Dakota colleges and universities are offering 1,261 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at North Dakota State
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate8925
One but less than two years certificate11538
Associate's Degree23074
Two but less than four years certificate191
Bachelor's Degree504131
Post Bachelor's Degree3311
Master's Degree17755
Post Master's Degree70
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship785
Doctor's degree - professional practice82
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities at North Dakota State

In North Dakota, 20 colleges offer the undergraduate online programs and 11 colleges offer the graduate online programs. 2 colleges have the ROTC programs and 11 colleges offer the study abroad programs. Next table shows the number of North Dakota schools which are offering special learning opportunities by category.

Special Learning Opportunities at North Dakota State
Online Completely0 out of 29 Schools
Undergraduate Online Classes20 out of 29 Schools
Graduate Online Classes11 out of 29 Schools
ROTC2 out of 29 Schools
Weekend/Evening College7 out of 29 Schools
Teacher certificate12 out of 29 Schools
Study Abroad11 out of 29 Schools