Profile: North Dakota State University

Fast Facts

On Campus:33%
  • Fall 08/21-12/15
  • Spring 01/08-05/11

Tuition & Payments

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
1%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
3%Two or more races

Campus Profile

North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university with more than 14,000 students from 47 states and more than 80 countries, creating a diverse student population. Programs are academically rigorous, but more than 80 percent of our classes have 40 or fewer students, creating an immersive learning environment in which our faculty members are committed to student success. NDSU is ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity." NDSU is one of two flagship universities in North Dakota, with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation. The campus offers excellent facilities for living, learning and making lifelong connections.

With more than 100 majors, NDSU offers a wide variety of programs that cover everything from architecture, pharmacy, food science and engineering

Campus Location - North Dakota is located in the upper Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the north, the states of Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south, and Montana to the west.

Helpful Information - The community offers movie theaters, shopping, dining, concerts and shows at many venues. The F-M area is friendly, safe and easy to get around. Bus service both around campus and in the community is free for NDSU students. An international airport, train service and a commercial bus line serve Fargo-Moorhead.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Equine Science, Horticulture, Soil Science

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Interior Design, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Industrial Management, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Visual Design/Web Media

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Science/Services

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Child Development, Elementary Education, English, French, Health Education, Human Development, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Science, Social Science Education, Spanish

Engineering: Agricultural Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English

Environmental Studies: Natural Resources/Science/Management, Range Management/Resources

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textiles and Clothing

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Cardio-Respiratory Care Science, Dietetics, Emergency Administration and Planning, Exercise Science, Health Education, Medical Laboratory Technology, Radiologic Science, Respiratory Therapy, School Health

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management

Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Management

Information Studies: Computer Mathematics, Computer Science

Interdisciplinary Studies: New Media

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics, Statistics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC

Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Music Theater, Performance, Technical Theater, Theater Design Technology

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Human Development, Psychology

Recreation: Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Technology: Biological Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Emergency Administration and Planning, Veterinary Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs
Pharmacy Nursing Business Architecture

Notable Academic Programs
Engineering - NDSU offers Agricultural and Biosystems, Civil, Computer, Construction, Electrical, Industrial and Management, Manufacturing, and Mechanical Engineering.
Communication - NDSU offers Agricultural, Health, Management, and Strategic Communication.

Unique Academic Programs
Emergency Administration and Planning

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 5/18/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $35 Year Plan B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $152 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $214 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Library Fee: $40 Semester Plan B Mandatory
ID Card: $20 Year Plan B Mandatory
Technology Fee: $101 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $185 Year Plan B Optional
Hall Dues Fee: $100 Year Plan B Mandatory
Union Bond Fee: $46 Semester Plan B Mandatory
Career Services Fee: $22 Semester Plan B Mandatory
ND Student Assoc. Fee: $0 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Important Notes: In addition to the above NDSU fees, there is a $66.00 per term fee for NDUS ConnectND. Parking Fee is reflective of the 2016-2017 rate and may be subject to change in 2017-2018.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1552 per year.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Notes About Housing
Our campus will accept no more than the number of applicants we send.

Meal Plans Per Semester

Notes About Meal Plans
Meal Plans: 5-Day (M-F Unlimited - $1933/semester 7-Day Unlimited - $2135/semester Block of 25 Meals - $250/academic year Cash Meal Prices: Breakfast - $7.75 Lunch - $10.65 Dinner - $11.05

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.