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15 Colleges
1,275 Yearly Graduations
$29,203 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,689 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, North Dakota is ranked #43 in the country with 1,275 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $7,301 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $8,704 a year.

About 58% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,422 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
$9,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,519 undergraduates at UND, of which 8,184 are full-time, and there are 13,847 students altogether. For undergraduates at UND, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

63% of UND students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,331 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$9,619 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,796 students at North Dakota State University in total, 11,425 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,237 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 49% are women.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,282 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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 College - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 613 undergraduates at Rasmussen College - North Dakota, of which 367 are full-time, and there are 615 students altogether. It takes the average Rasmussen College - North Dakota undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,249 a year. Rasmussen College - North Dakota 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 Rasmussen College - 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
$19,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,796 students at UMary in total, 2,534 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,846 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMary, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,318 a year. UMary has a 5.0% 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
$4,655 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lake Region State College is 2,072, which includes 538 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,836 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than 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
$4,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,040 full-time undergraduates at BSC, and 3,778 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at BSC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,592 a year. BSC has a 6.4% 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 BSC is $41,300.

#7

Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
67 Yearly Degrees
$4,883 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 395 full-time undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau, and 996 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

66% of MSU-Bottineau students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,569 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU-Bottineau is $35,000.

#8

Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$7,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minot State University is 3,189, of which 2,915 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,979 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,637 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU is $36,900.

#9

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$5,317 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,957 students at North Dakota State College of Science in total, 1,589 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

74% of North Dakota State College of Science students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,143 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% 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 $37,100.

#10

Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$7,049 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,147 undergraduates at Mayville State University, of which 608 are full-time, and there are 1,184 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,685 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#10

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$7,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,375 undergraduates at DSU, of which 900 are full-time, and there are 1,392 students altogether. It takes the average DSU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 53% are men and 47% are women.

54% of DSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,188 a year. DSU has a 5.6% 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 $38,400 during the early-career years.

#12

Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$5,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 645 full-time undergraduates at Williston State College, and 1,124 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

34% of Williston State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,497 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Williston State College is $31,100.

#13

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees
$22,428 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,089 students at UJ in total, 893 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 868 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UJ is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 65%. Of the accepted students, 61% are men and 39% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,542 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average 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

The total student population at United Tribes Technical College is 429, which includes 370 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,042 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 31.5% 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

The total student population at Sitting Bull College is 273, of which 260 students are undergraduates and of those, 224 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Sitting Bull College is $16,700.

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