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North Dakota State, founded in 1890, is a public university. Its 258-acre campus is located in Fargo.

Website: www.ndsu.edu

Public
Co-ed
11,425
Undergraduate
Students
(45.5%) 5,203 Women
(54.5%) 6,222 Men
2,371
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 5,599 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.48
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $22,832
Out-of-state: $26,970
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,619
Out-of-state: $13,757
Room and Board
$8,878
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$13,398
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$33,639
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
673
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 18% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Fargo Population
113,658
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bison
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
8% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
2.8% Black/African-American
2.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
88.1% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 52 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
32.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
70%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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