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North Dakota State College Of Science

North Dakota State College Of Science

North Dakota State College of Science, also known as NDSCS, is located in Wahpeton, North Dakota, United States. It was founded in 1903 as the North Dakota State School of Science. It settled on its present name in 1987. It is part of the North Dakota University System. The college also has a Skills and Technology Training Center located in Fargo. The college campus is beautifully located in Wahpeton. NDSCS offers several degree and certificate programs and is made up of the following academic units:

  • Arts, Science and Business Division
  • College Outreach Division
  • Technologies and Services Division

The sports teams of NDSCS are known as the Wildcats and Lady Wildcats. The college participates in a wide variety of sports including football, men's and women's basketball, and softball.

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Contacting North Dakota State College of Science

North Dakota State College of Science
800 N 6th St
Wahpeton , ND 58076
General Phone: (701) 671-2403
http://www.ndscs.edu

North Dakota State College of Science Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts118liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Engineering Technician116architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, HVAC tech, manufacturing tech, construction engineering tech, engineering technician
Mechanics and Repair111industrial electronics tech, HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, small engine mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Production Trades66machinist, machine shop assistant, tool and die tech, welding
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology59dental assistant, dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, mental health services tech
Agricultural Science and Management33agricultural management, agricultural supply, agricultural machine operation, agricultural machine tech, agricultural production
Business and Management26business management, accounting, finance
Computer Science and Engineering21computer and info science, computer applications programming
Medical Administration20medical records tech
Construction Trades16construction manager, plumbing
Office and Administration10administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts9chef training
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8occupational therapist assistant
Education and Teaching0technical teaching, teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for North Dakota State College of Science in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree55542
Award of less than 1 academic year239
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9416

North Dakota State College of Science Student Body

In 2007-2008, North Dakota State College of Science had a total enrollment of 2,417 students (1,999 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 94%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 18%
20-21 36%
22-24 14%
25-29 8%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
North Dakota71%
Minnesota19%
South Dakota5%
Montana3%

North Dakota State College of Science Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 64 %

North Dakota State College of Science Room and Board (2007)

North Dakota State College of Science offers campus housing for 1,297 of its 1,999 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Wahpeton, North Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Dakota Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

North Dakota State College of Science Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,635
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,633
Room and board $ 5,247
Room charge $ 2,301
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,946
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 3,102

Financial Aid:
North Dakota State College of Science participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 299600)

North Dakota State College of Science Faculty

North Dakota State College of Science has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured5120
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2410
Non-tenured and not on tenure track79

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year2*0*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$60,1320*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year47$48,37519$50,809
Assistant professoracademic year12$43,16010$48,475
Instructoracademic year17$44,2848$42,316
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year77$46,83739$48,391

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

North Dakota State College of Science Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total481664
Football43043
Baseball51015
All Other Sports066

North Dakota State College of Science Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology
Agricultural Power Machinery Operation
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Technical Teacher Education

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

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What Sets North Dakota State College of Science Apart:

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Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%North Dakota State College of Science Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%North Dakota State College of Science % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%North Dakota State College of Science % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%North Dakota State College of Science Male % of student body
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%North Dakota State College of Science % of degrees in production trades
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%North Dakota State College of Science Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%North Dakota State College of Science % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in agricultural science and management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%North Dakota State College of Science % of degrees in agricultural science and management
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%North Dakota State College of Science Number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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