University of North Dakota


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: North Dakota


Located in Grand Forks, the University of North Dakota is the oldest university in the state, and it is the state's primary center for professional education and training. UND students come from all 50 states and more than 50 countries, and they explore one of the 202 fields of study offered by the university. Aviation studies are popular at UND, and the school operates a small campus at Grand Forks International Airport. For strengths in liberal arts and sciences, the school was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In athletics, the UND Fighting Sioux compete mostly in the NCAA Division I Great West Conference.

Most Popular Majors

Air Traffic Control, Biology, Business Administration, Commercial Aviation, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, Nursing, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 12748
Total Grad Students: 1609
Undergraduate Students: 11139
Faculty: 667

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Percent Male: 55%
Percent Female: 45%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 21%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 51%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

University Station
Grand Forks North Dakota 58202


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Applying to Transfer

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 21 26
English 20 25
Math 20 26
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 70%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -70%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 800

Other Expenses: 6600

Room and Board: 6400

Tuition and Fees: 16767

Total Cost: 30567

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 7092

Total Cost – In-State: 20892

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8526

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 62%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 62%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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