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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

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, North Dakota is ranked #43 in the country with 1,275 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $7,633 per year to get their degree at a college in North Dakota, while out of state students will pay an average of $8,834 per 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

The total student population at University of North Dakota is 13,615, of which 9,796 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,173 are full-time. For undergraduates at UND, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

62% of UND students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,766 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UND with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$10,033 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,555 undergraduates at North Dakota State University, of which 9,339 are full-time, and there are 12,846 students altogether. It takes the average North Dakota State University undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,400 during the early-career years.

#3

Rasmussen University - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
154 Yearly Degrees
$11,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rasmussen University - North Dakota is 628, of which 619 students 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. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

#4

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees
$19,730 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,535 undergraduates at UMary, of which 1,812 are full-time, and there are 3,799 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMary is 4.2 years.

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

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,239 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,300 during the early-career years.

#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 468 full-time undergraduates at Lake Region State College, and 1,771 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $6,091 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lake Region State College is $32,100.

#6

Bismarck State College

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

The total student population at Bismarck State College is 3,716, which includes 1,955 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,757 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BSC is $41,300.

#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.

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 23.6% 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
$7,896 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minot State University is 2,920, of which 2,656 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,836 are full-time. 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 6.8% 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 MSU is $36,900.

#9

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$5,750 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.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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. For undergraduates at Mayville State University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. 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 typical student loan amount 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students 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. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

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.

24% of Williston State College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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 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.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 72%. 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. UJ has a 5.9% 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 $36,800 during the early-career years.

#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 316 full-time undergraduates at United Tribes Technical College, and 326 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from United Tribes Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $11,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Sitting Bull College

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

There are 201 undergraduates at Sitting Bull College, of which 167 are full-time, and there are 229 students altogether. 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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