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Undergraduate
(in-state)
$9,470
($7,397)
Graduate
(in-state)
$10,668
($10,440)
Books & Supplies $1,029
On-Campus Living Costs $10,962
Off-Campus Living Costs $11,734

Average Costs of Attendance at North Dakota Colleges

For academic year 2020-2021, the average costs of attendance (COA) is $21,461 when a student lives on campus and $22,232 when living off campus (based on out-of-state rates). The average undergraduate tuition & fees is $7,397 for North Dakota residents and $9,470 for others. The average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,440 for North Dakota residents and $10,668 for out of state students. The living costs besides the tuition & fees are reported as $10,962 when a student lives on campus and $11,734 when living off campus in average.
2020-2021 Average Cost of Attendance
North Dakota Colleges
Living On CampusLiving Off Campus
Total$19,388 (In-State)
$21,461 (Out-of-State)
$20,159 (In-State)
$22,232 (Out-of-State)
Tuition & Fees$7,397 (In-State)
$9,470 (Out-of-State)
$7,397 (In-State)
$9,470 (Out-of-State)
Books & Supplies$1,029$1,029
Living Costs$10,962$11,734
[Chart] Average Costs of Attendance - North Dakota Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average undergraduate tuition & fees of North Dakota colleges and universities is $7,397 for in-state students and $9,470 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 1.57% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$5,566$5,769 $6,076$7,397
Out-Of-State$10,209$9,840 $9,324$9,470
[Chart] Undergraduate Tuition & Fees - North Dakota Colleges

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2020-2021, the average graduate tuition & fees of North Dakota colleges and universities is $10,440 for in-state students and $10,668 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition rates are decreased by -0.20% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Graduate Tuition & Fees
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
In-State$6,756$6,948 $7,916$10,440
Out-Of-State$10,999$10,346 $10,689$10,668
[Chart] Graduate Tuition & Fees - North Dakota Colleges

Books & Supplies Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average books & supplies costs of North Dakota colleges and universities is $1,029. The books & supplies costs are decreased by -1.69% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Books & Supplies Costs
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
Books & Supplies$1,014$1,037 $1,046$1,029
[Chart] Books & Supplies Costs - North Dakota Colleges

Average Living Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the average living costs of North Dakota colleges and universities is $10,962 when a student lives on campus and $11,734 when living off campus. It includes the costs of room, board, and other expenses. The on-campus living costs are increased by 1.18% compared to the previous year. The off-campus living costs are increased by 0.22% compared to the previous year.
2020-2021 Average Living Costs
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
2018201920202021
On-Campus$10,511$10,368 $10,834$10,962
Off-Campus$11,183$11,437 $11,707$11,734
[Chart] Living Costs - North Dakota Colleges