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Total Enrollment 53,624
Undergraduate 45,911
Graduate 7,713
Men 25,775
Women 27,849

Student Population at North Dakota Colleges

At North Dakota colleges, there are 53,624 students including 45,911 undergraduate and 7,713 graduate schools students in total for academic year 2019-2020. By attending status, there are 36,688 full-time and 16,936 part-time students with gender distribution of25,775 male and 27,849 female students.

Enrollment By Gender

North Dakota colleges have a total enrollment of 53,624 with a gender distribution of 48.07% male and 51.93% female students for academic year 2019-2020.
Student Population By Gender
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
TotalMaleFemale
Total53,62425,77527,849
Undergraduate45,91122,67523,236
Graduate7,7133,1004,613
Full-time36,68818,28518,403
Part-time16,9367,4909,446
[Chart] Student Population by Gender - North Dakota Colleges

Enrollment by Attendance Status

North Dakota colleges have a total of 36,688 full-time students and 16,936 part-time students. In undergraduate schools, 32,800 students are attending classes with full-time status and 13,111 are part-time students. In graduate school, 3,888 students are full-time and 3,825 students are attending schools with part-time status.
Student Population By Attendance Status
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total53,62436,68816,936
Undergraduate45,91132,80013,111
Graduate7,7133,8883,825
[Chart] Student Population by Student Status - North Dakota Colleges

Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

For North Dakota colleges, 14,216 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 14,119 students are enrolled in some online courses/degree programs out of total 53,624 students. In undergraduate schools, 24,324 students enrolled in online courses and 4,011 students took at least one online graduate course.
Distance Learning Enrollment (2019-2020)
North Dakota Colleges and Universities
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total Students53,62445,9117,713
Online Exclusively14,21611,1403,076
In Some Online Classes14,11913,184935
Not In Online Classes25,28921,5873,702
[Chart] North Dakota Colleges and Universities Online Class (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at North Dakota colleges. There are 41,136 Caucasian, 1,773 Black/African American, 734 Asian, and 2,013 Hispanic students in North Dakota colleges.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity on
North Dakota Colleges
TotalMenWomen
Total53,62425,77527,849
American Indian/Native American2,2018141,387
Asian734373361
Black/African American1,7731,081692
Hispanic2,0139811,032
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islnader733637
White41,13619,38421,752
Two More1,718843875
Un-Known1,593785808
[Chart] North Dakota Colleges Race/Ethnicity Distribution