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15 Colleges
1,275 Yearly Graduations
$30,532 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,161 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

North Dakota ranked #43 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 1,275 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,633 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $8,834 a year.

An estimated 60% of college students in North Dakota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,290 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
257 Yearly Degrees
$10,276 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. For undergraduates at UND, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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 average amount of student loans is $10,766 a year. UND has a 2.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$10,033 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. Of the accepted students, 46% 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 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from North Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Rasmussen University - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$11,492 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 average amount of student loans is $8,697 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees
$19,730 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. For undergraduates at UMary, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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. UMary has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMary is $44,300.

#5

Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
83 Yearly Degrees
$4,843 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.

Roughly 44% of students at Lake Region State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,091 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lake Region State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$4,731 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

Roughly 46% of students at BSC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,757 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from BSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$5,106 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dakota College at Bottineau is 1,060, which includes 312 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 65% of students at MSU-Bottineau take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,127 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,000 during the early-career years.

#8

Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$7,896 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. It takes the average MSU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

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

52% of MSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,631 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from MSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$5,750 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,829 students at North Dakota State College of Science in total, 1,485 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

72% of North Dakota State College of Science students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,317 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Dakota State College of Science with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$7,381 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mayville State University is 1,168, of which 1,145 students are undergraduates and of those, 603 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mayville State University is 4.6 years.

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

Roughly 70% of students at Mayville State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,047 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mayville State University is $34,000.

#10

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
45 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.

Roughly 52% of students at DSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,006 a year. DSU has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from DSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$5,528 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 573 full-time undergraduates at Williston State College, and 959 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at Williston State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,052 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,100 during the early-career years.

#13

University of Jamestown

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

There are 1,147 students at UJ in total, 912 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 875 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UJ is 4.4 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $8,308 a year. UJ has a 5.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UJ is $36,800.

#14

United Tribes Technical College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$4,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 326 students at United Tribes Technical College in total, 316 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 37.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from United Tribes Technical College is $11,800.

#15

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
4 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.

Students who graduate from Sitting Bull College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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