North Dakota State University

United States of America

905th US-News World Ranking

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)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The Department of English intends that its students will form strong communication skills, establish research methods, develop flexibility in facing complex situations, and increase their awareness of the humanities tradition.

Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26), Average GPA 3.43, TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

Digital copywriter, Editorial assistant, English as a foreign language teacher, Magazine journalist, Publishing copy-editor/proofreader, Writer

1st Aug

English

The Department of English intends that its students will form strong communication skills, establish research methods, develop flexibility in facing complex situations, and increase their awareness of the humanities tradition.

Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26), Average GPA 3.43, TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

English language teacher, Translator, Proofreader

1st Aug

English

North Dakota State University offers the most comprehensive degree programs for music majors in the region and provides outstanding musical opportunities for all NDSU students.

Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26), Average GPA 3.43, TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

Elementary, high school or college teachers, professional teachers, instrumentalists or vocalists, conductors

1st Aug

English

The practice of respiratory care encompasses activities in diagnostic evaluation, therapy, and education of the patient, family and public.Education of the patient, family and public promotes knowledge of disease processes, medical therapy and wellness. These essential functions of the RT are practiced under qualified medical direction.

Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26), Average GPA 3.43, TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

Respiratory therapists , Occupational therapists, Physical therapists, Radiation therapists

1st Aug

English

The Bachelor of University Studies (B.U.S.) degree is designed to provide a unique, nontraditional program for students whose goals and objectives cannot be met via a traditionally established academic major or minor. Courses taken include those that fulfill general education requirements, as well as others chosen for their appropriateness in achieving the goals of the individual student.

Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts, Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26), Average GPA 3.43, TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

Careers health care, government, business, banking, sales, social work, publishing, and the military

1st Aug

a) University online application

b) $35 application fee

c) Official high school transcript and Official college transcripts

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (500-630), Critical reading (480-630), Writing (460-520), ACT Composite (21-26)

f) Average GPA 3.43

g) TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores if the applicant’s native language is not English.

h) TOEFL: IBT-71, PBT-525, IELTS-6.0, PTE-50

i) Acceptance rate: 82.7% (2014)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $ 18,500

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at North Dakota State University is $11760 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Spring-December 1, Fall-August 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

14360

Students

885

Faculty Strength

16

Student Faculty Ratio

94
%

Acceptance Rate

$
18500

Tuition Fees

$
11760

Living Cost

$
1470

Other Fees

3.43

Avg. GPA

56
%

Avg. Percentage

1160

Avg. SAT

24

Avg. ACT

6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in USD