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14 Colleges
1,046 Yearly Graduations
$32,513 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,161 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, North Dakota is ranked #45 in the country with 1,046 degrees handed out in 2021. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,128 per year to get their degree at a college in North Dakota, while out of state students will pay an average of $9,486 per year.

About 60% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,290 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
219 Yearly Degrees
$10,401 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Dakota State University - Main Campus is 12,846, of which 10,555 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,339 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at North Dakota State University is 4.5 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 64% of students at North Dakota State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,736 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Dakota State University is $47,967.

#2

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
168 Yearly Degrees
$10,596 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,796 undergraduates at UND, of which 7,173 are full-time, and there are 13,615 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 53% of accepted students are men, and 47% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,766 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $48,276 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
141 Yearly Degrees
$20,290 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Mary is 3,799, of which 2,535 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,812 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at UMary take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,239 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMary is $45,935.

#4

Rasmussen University - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees
$11,847 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 628 students at Rasmussen University - North Dakota in total, 619 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 337 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

88% of Rasmussen University - North Dakota students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,697 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,226 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$5,646 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Dakota State College of Science is 2,829, which includes 1,485 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 72% of students at North Dakota State College of Science take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,317 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Dakota State College of Science is $41,136.

#6

Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$8,163 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,656 undergraduates at MSU, of which 1,836 are full-time, and there are 2,920 students altogether. For undergraduates at MSU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

52% of MSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,631 a year. MSU has a 6.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,835 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees
$8,122 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,381 undergraduates at DSU, of which 966 are full-time, and there are 1,441 students altogether. It takes the average DSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,006 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,775 during the early-career years.

#8

Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$7,622 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,145 undergraduates at Mayville State University, of which 603 are full-time, and there are 1,168 students altogether. For undergraduates at Mayville State University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 53% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 55% are men and 45% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at Mayville State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,047 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mayville State University is $40,296.

#8

Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$5,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,771 students at Lake Region State College in total, 468 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 44% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,091 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lake Region State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,075 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$5,173 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 312 full-time undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau, and 1,060 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

65% of MSU-Bottineau students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU-Bottineau with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,112 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
36 Yearly Degrees
$4,926 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,716 students at BSC in total, 1,955 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

46% of BSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,757 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BSC is $42,162.

#12

Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$5,981 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Williston State College is 959, which includes 573 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,052 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,532 during the early-career years.

#13

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$23,498 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 912 undergraduates at UJ, of which 875 are full-time, and there are 1,147 students altogether. It takes the average UJ undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 66% of accepted students are men, and 34% are women.

72% of UJ students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,308 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,804 during the early-career years.

#14

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$4,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 229 students at Sitting Bull College in total, 201 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 167 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Sitting Bull College is $17,814.

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