North Dakota State University
United States of America
Founded in 1890, North Dakota State University (NDSU) is land-grant, research and student focused public institution located in Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America. NDSU is a comprehensive doctoral research university with programs involved in very high research activity. The university is the fifth largest employer in the state. It consists of several campuses including: the main campus, NDSU Downtown, and several agricultural research extension centers.
The university is focused to provide an affordable access to education combined with research that gives an enriching learning experience to the future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges for a better world. It offers more than 100 academic majors at undergraduate and graduate levels. The popular majors at the university include: Health Professions and Related Programs, Business, Marketing, Biology and Biomedical Sciences. The university follows a semester based academic calendar.
The total student population at the university is more than 14,500 of which over 12,000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate courses. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 17:1 and the acceptance rate is 94%.
NDSU’s Tri-College University partnership with Concordia College and Minnesota State University-Moorhead enables students to take classes at the other universities at no extra tuition cost. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s Top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer science.
Notable Alumni: Alf Clausen (composer for "The Simpsons"), Humayun Ahmed (Bangladeshi writer and filmmaker)
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