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27 Colleges
2,248 Yearly Graduations
$26,057 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$34,176 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, North Dakota is ranked #44 in the country with 2,248 degrees handed out in 2019. North Dakota colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $6,514 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $7,855 per year.

An estimated 59% of college students in North Dakota take out loans, with the average loan amount being $8,544 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
458 Yearly Degrees
$4,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,739 students at BSC in total, 2,033 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,592 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from BSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
388 Yearly Degrees
$5,317 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,522 full-time undergraduates at North Dakota State College of Science, and 2,977 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at North Dakota State College of Science take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,143 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Dakota State College of Science with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
368 Yearly Degrees
$9,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,163 undergraduates at UND, of which 7,628 are full-time, and there are 13,581 students altogether. For undergraduates at UND, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 49% are women.

63% of UND students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,331 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
150 Yearly Degrees
$9,619 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Dakota State University - Main Campus is 13,173, of which 10,831 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,638 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at North Dakota State University is 4.6 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at North Dakota State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,282 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Dakota State University is $40,400.

#5

Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
124 Yearly Degrees
$2,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Turtle Mountain Community College is 531, which includes 420 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at TMCC is 92%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from TMCC is $17,200.

#6

Rasmussen University - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 653 students at Rasmussen University - North Dakota in total, 644 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 399 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Rasmussen University - North Dakota is 4.7 years.

Roughly 79% of students at Rasmussen University - North Dakota take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,249 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at The Salon Professional Academy - Fargo is 129, which includes 102 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at TSPA - Fargo. The freshman retention rate is 94%.

Roughly 64% of students at TSPA - Fargo take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $13,990 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,300 during the early-career years.

#8

Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$5,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 626 full-time undergraduates at Williston State College, and 1,132 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 34% of students at Williston State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,497 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Williston State College is $31,100.

#9

Josef's West Academy

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
76 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Josef’s West Academy is 63, which includes 63 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Josef’s West Academy. The freshman retention rate is 95%.

97% of Josef’s West Academy students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,700 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,200 during the early-career years.

#10

Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$4,655 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Lake Region State College is 1,982, which includes 515 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 52% of students at Lake Region State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,836 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lake Region State College is $32,100.

#11

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
49 Yearly Degrees
$19,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,779 students at UMary in total, 2,523 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,863 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UMary is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,318 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,300 during the early-career years.

#12

Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$4,883 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 390 full-time undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau, and 1,006 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,569 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MSU-Bottineau is $35,000.

#13

Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Grand Forks

Grand Forks, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees

There are 74 students at Josef’s School of Hair Design Inc-Grand Forks in total, 74 are full-time undergraduates. Josef’s School of Hair Design Inc-Grand Forks has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,594 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Josef’s School of Hair Design Inc-Grand Forks is $22,200.

#14

Lynnes Welding Training

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees

There are 32 full-time undergraduates at Lynnes Welding Training, and 32 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,492 a year.

#15

The Hair Academy

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
31 Yearly Degrees

There are 42 students at The Hair Academy in total, 42 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,658 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#16

United Tribes Technical College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
29 Yearly Degrees
$4,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at United Tribes Technical College is 434, which includes 388 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,042 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 31.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $11,800 during the early-career years.

#17

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$7,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,321 undergraduates at DSU, of which 922 are full-time, and there are 1,350 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at DSU is 4.8 years.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 53% are men and 47% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,188 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DSU is $38,400.

#17

Lynnes Welding Training - Bismarck

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Lynnes Welding Training - Bismarck is 20, which includes 20 full-time undergraduates.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,859 a year.

#19

Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees
$7,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Minot State University is 3,125, of which 2,836 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,921 are full-time. It takes the average MSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

55% of MSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,637 a year. MSU has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$4,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 257 undergraduates at Sitting Bull College, of which 220 are full-time, and there are 285 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Students who graduate from Sitting Bull College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 50% of students at JZ Trend Academy take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $16,899 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JZ Trend Academy is $18,900.

#22

Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 86 full-time undergraduates at CCCC, and 160 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

Students who graduate from CCCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $14,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Moler Barber College

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees

Moler Barber College has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,400 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#24

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

New Town, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
3 Yearly Degrees
$3,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College is 203, which includes 116 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

#25

Valley City State University

Valley City, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$7,707 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Valley City State University is 1,665, of which 1,524 students are undergraduates and of those, 904 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Valley City State University is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

68% of Valley City State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,010 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Valley City State University is $36,400.

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