University of North Dakota (UND)

264 Centennial Drive, Stop 8193, Grand Forks, ND

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University of North Dakota, a public institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Grand Forks, ND, the school offers an urban setting for students to study in. Enrollment at UND is nearly 14,000 annually.

Students may select from many areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
  • Psychology
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences

Students applying for admission are usually asked to submit an application, transcripts, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions office. Most students accepted to UND score in-between 21 - 26 on the ACT exam. UND has an acceptance rate of 70% of which only 62% decided to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at UND are different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs approximately $7,800 per year with out-of-state tuition costing $18,000 per year. Students enrolled at University of North Dakota may qualify for aid which is typically loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The UND Sioux participate in several intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NCAA organization. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)

For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://und.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates University of North Dakota accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to get a better feeling of your chances of getting into University of North Dakota.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
  • SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
  • TOEFL for ESL Students are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...

SAT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
SAT ® Critical Reading470 - 590
SAT ® Math500 - 610
SAT ® Writing450 - 550
SAT ® Total Score1420 - 1750

ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2010

 Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)
ACT ® English20 - 25
ACT ® Math21 - 26
ACT ® Composite Score21 - 26

Acceptance Rate Table - Chances of Getting Into UND

We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into University of North Dakota.

 Number (Percentage)
Applicants5,404
Granted Admissions3,983 (74%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled2,360 (59%)

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of North Dakota is around 15,000 students. The student body is made up of 78% undergraduate students and 22% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $35 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State: $5,900-$7,100
    • Out-of-State: $16,000-$19,020
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $250-$300 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $660-$790 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid88%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships65%$4,201
Receiving Student Loans64%$7,968

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2011 was around 4%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, University of North Dakota may provide services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of North Dakota is around 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years23%
Graduating in 5 Years23%
Graduating in 6 Years8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: The University of North Dakota at Casper College

  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1995)

Campus: University of North Dakota

  • Coordinated Dietetics Program (more info)
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program (more info)
  • Physical Therapy (P.T.) Program (more info)
  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program (more info)
  • Medical (M.D.) Program (more info)
  • Art and Design Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Theatre Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of North Dakota is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Big Sky Conference)
  • Basketball (Big Sky Conference)
  • Track and Field (Big Sky Conference)
  • Football (Big Sky Conference)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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