Colleges in North Dakota

North Dakota has 6 private and 9 public 4-year colleges that enroll 39,691 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $5,332 (for in-state students) and $12,298 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $10,319 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of North Dakota provided $5,184,789 in financial aid to 2,279 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $15,024,566 in grant and scholarships to 3,641 students.

North Dakota receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 1,678 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $6,775,408 in pell grant ($3,863 per student on average) and 4,003 students received a total amount of $22,601,796 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,707 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in North Dakota

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Bismarck State College

Location: Bismarck, ND

Public $9,258 $2,916 $7,785
Open admission
Dickinson State University

Location: Dickinson, ND

Public $11,286 $5,138 $7,708
92%
Mayville State University

Location: Mayville, ND

Public $12,104 $5,053 $7,872
55%
Minot State University

Location: Minot, ND

Public $9,987 $5,192 $5,192
60%
North Dakota State University-Main Campus

Location: Fargo, ND

Public $14,581 $6,924 $18,488
93%
Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Location: New Town, ND

Public $5,567 $3,600 $3,600
Open admission
Rasmussen College-North Dakota

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$18,695 $9,360 $9,360
Open admission
Sitting Bull College

Location: Fort Yates, ND

Public $3,258 $3,600 $3,600
Open admission
Trinity Bible College and Graduate School

Location: Ellendale, ND

Private
not for profit
$20,554 $13,962 $13,962
59%
Turtle Mountain Community College

Location: Belcourt, ND

Private
not for profit
$2,099 $1,776 $1,776
Open admission
United Tribes Technical College

Location: Bismarck, ND

Private
not for profit
$6,813 $4,725 $4,725
Open admission
University of Jamestown

Location: Jamestown, ND

Private
not for profit
$16,944 $19,930 $19,930
57%
University of Mary

Location: Bismarck, ND

Private
not for profit
$16,746 $15,990 $15,990
77%
University of North Dakota

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Public $14,693 $6,678 $17,832
84%
Valley City State University

Location: Valley City, ND

Public $12,073 $5,282 $14,102
98%

2-year Colleges in North Dakota

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Location: Fort Totten, ND

Public $8,088 $3,000 $3,000
Open admission
Dakota College at Bottineau

Location: Bottineau, ND

Public $10,013 $3,469 $5,204
Open admission
Headquarters Academy of Hair Design Inc

Location: Minot, ND

Private
for profit
$11,489 $13,800 $13,800
Open admission
Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo Downtown

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$12,783 $16,500 $16,500
Open admission
Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Grand Forks

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Private
for profit
$13,252 $17,000 $17,000
Open admission
Josef's West Academy

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$12,756 $17,000 $17,000
Open admission
JZ Trend Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School

Location: Bismarck, ND

Private
for profit
$17,932 $14,395 $14,395
Open admission
Lake Region State College

Location: Devils Lake, ND

Public $9,584 $3,326 $3,326
Open admission
North Dakota State College of Science

Location: Wahpeton, ND

Public $10,248 $4,025 $11,387
Open admission
The Hair Academy

Location: Bismarck, ND

Private
for profit
$10,534 $10,920 $10,920
Open admission
The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$13,172 $16,790 $16,790
Open admission
Williston State College

Location: Williston, ND

Public $13,059 $3,399 $3,399
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in North Dakota

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Lynnes Welding Training

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$3,496 $12,375
Open admission
Moler Barber College

Location: Fargo, ND

Private
for profit
$10,129 $6,337
Open admission