North Dakota State University-Main Campus

Fargo, ND

Questions and Answers

Ashton S.
1 month ago
What is the cost range for the different housing and meal plans that is available to freshman at NDSU?
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
The average cost per year for housing and a meal plan is $9078. Full details can be found here -
Roberto M.
1 month ago
Does NDSU allow older transfer students to live on Campus?
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
Absolutely! We have upper-division apartments and residence halls on campus. You can choose from a variety of affordable options. Check out the virtual tours to find one you like -
Haley W.
2 months ago
Does North Dakota State University offer graduate courses for music?
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
Yes, we offer a Master of Music in conducting (choral, instrumental), music education, music theory pedagogy, and performance (Bassoon, Clarinet, Euphonium, Flute, Horn, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Collaborative Piano, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, and Voice). We also offer Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in conducting (choral, instrumental) and perfromance (Clarinet, Euphonium, Percussion, Piano, Collaborative Piano, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Voice).
Kimberly G.
2 months ago
Where can I find your school's financial aid options?
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
We offer a variety of guaranteed and application based scholarships. Here you can find links to all of our first-year and transfer options. You can also call our office with any questions and we will walk you through everything. 701.231.8643
Claire G.
3 months ago
When sould I start applying for scholarships?
North Dakota State University-Main Campus
You can apply for scholarships as soon as you are admitted to NDSU. Our scholarship deadline for first-year students is February 1 so make sure you have submitted your application by then.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (93% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

81% White
3% Black
3% Multiracial
2% Asian
2% Hispanic
1% Native
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)80k
Software Engineer77k
Electrical Engineer74k
Mechanical Engineer70k
Project Engineer67k
Design Engineer67k
Manufacturing Engineer66k
Based on 9,261 student responses
55.7kAvg. Early Career Pay
98.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
57%in High-Meaning careers
27%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
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Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$13,757 / year
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