Colleges in North Dakota: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

North Dakota Colleges Summary

North Dakota has the sixth smallest total number of colleges and career schools in the country, with just under 30. As you might expect, its student population is also small with just under 50,000. However, almost 8% of its population attends these schools (only five US states have a larger percentage of their population in colleges and adult education institutions).

Dorm room occupancy in North Dakota is also unusually high with more than 37% of North Dakota's students living in dorms. Only two US states score higher on this metric. More than half of its colleges and post secondary schools are public, and more than 85% of students in the state attend public schools.

There are only two schools in the state of Montana with more than 10,000 students. These are the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University.

The mailing address and the web site address for the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is as follows:

Department 201
600 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
Website: http://www.dpi.state.nd.us/

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Colleges and Universities in North Dakota

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Bismarck State College Bismarck 3,591 281 Yes
Cankdeska Cikana Community College Fort Totten 223   Yes
Dickinson State University Dickinson 2,670 650 Yes
Fort Berthold Community College New Town 201   Yes
Headquarters Academy of Hair Design Minot 41   Yes
Jamestown College Jamestown 1,024 690 No V: 420-530
M: 440-540
Josef's School of Hair Design Fargo Fargo 90   Yes
Josef's School of Hair Design Grand Forks Grand Forks 56   Yes
Lake Region State College Devils Lake 1,520 200 Yes
Mayville State University Mayville 769 334 Yes
Medcenter One College of Nursing Bismarck 89   No
Minot State University Minot 3,895 731 No V: 440-530
M: 430-510
W: 390-520
Minot State University Bottineau Campus Bottineau 637 280 Yes
Moler Barber College Fargo 11   Yes
North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton 2,417 1,297 Yes
North Dakota State University Main Campus Fargo 12,527 3,535 No V: 480-660
M: 510-670
R D Hairstyling College Bismarck 18   Yes
Salon Professional Academy Fargo 137   Yes
Sitting Bull College Fort Yates 290   Yes
Trinity Bible College Ellendale 292 253 Yes
Turtle Mountain Community College Belcourt 928   Yes
United Tribes Technical College Bismarck 604 300 Yes
University of Mary Bismarck 2,786 791 No
University of North Dakota Grand Forks 12,559 3,384 No
Valley City State University Valley City 982 505 No
Williston State College Williston 735 130 Yes
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