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North Dakota State University

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
NDSU is a top-ranked institution that provides affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment. We educate future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world.

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North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land grant, research university.


100 Undergraduate majors, 86 Master's degrees, 50 Doctoral degrees.


There is exceptional research infrastructure in place; new partnerships underway; and world class opportunities available for undergraduate, graduate, faculty and staff researchers and those engaged in creative pursuits at this student-focused, land-grant, research institution.With well over $100 million in research expenditures annually, NDSU’s research intensity frequently places it in lists of top 100 research universities.NDSU’s commitment to serving the State and its citizens is founded in the university’s land-grant mission.


Career fairs are organised.Attending a career fair is one of the more exciting ways to meet employers to introduce yourself, share your qualifications, and leave behind a resume. But before you go, you should prepare yourself. Here is a list of suggestions to better prepare yourself prior to attending a career fair:

  • Identify which employers are attending the career fair.

  • Research employers that you are interested in visiting.

  • Plan what you are going to wear at least three days before the career fair. You don't want to have a wrinkled shirt or not have clean, matching socks. Check out Dress for Success.

  • Print off extra resumes to share with recruiters and employers you may not be preparing to visit with.

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
981 -76
905 -9
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Student services

    • Advising for prospective and enrolled international undergraduate and graduate students on matters such as immigration requirements, employment, health and personal issues, and academic problems

    • Study abroad student advising for a variety of program types and lengths abroad, as well as marketing and events to promote study abroad and global learning

    • On-campus programming and activities with an international focus such as International Week, the World iView Speaker Series and Cultural Coffee Hour

Housing services

The Department of Residence Life supports students by providing a vibrant, healthy place to live and learn. You must request break housing because the residence hall license contract does not include housing costs during breaks.

Medical services

The mission of the Student Health Service is to provide access to quality and effective healthcare.You may schedule an appointment with Student Health Service by either of the following:

  • Log-in to the Student Health Portal

  • Call the clinic

Payment of student fees cover the cost of unlimited office visits with a nurse or provider. Reasonable fees are charged.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus Attractions (CA) is dedicated to serving the North Dakota State University community by providing educational, cultural, social and recreational programs and activities through a wide variety of resources. CA works hard to provide NDSU students with many unique and entertaining opportunities including but not limited to Club NDSU, late night events, hypnotist, concerts, speakers, and free weekly movies. Campus Attractions is a student-run programming board that is always trying to add exciting events to the NDSU campus. CA is always looking for upbeat, creative and hardworking students to join its outstanding team! If you think you have what it takes to be a part of the CA team join a committee today!

Sports facilities

The Wellness Center's Intramural Sports program gives students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to participate in a variety of intramural activities throughout the academic year. Students must be enrolled in at least one credit. Participants must present valid NDSU ID at each event. All individual intramural sports cost $7.50 per participant. An all inclusive yearly intramural pass may be purchased for $25.00. This pass allows access to unlimited participation.

Student clubs

Student Success Programs supports students and the University by providing programs and services aimed at broadening access and fostering holistic student success.Student Success Programs:

  • ACE (Academic Collegiate Enhancement) Tutoring
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Programs
  • Athletic Academics
  • Family Programs
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • New Student Orientation
  • STEPS to Success
  • Student Support Services
  • TRIO Programs
  • Veterans Educational Training
  • Welcome Week


NDSU is accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission.

Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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