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North Dakota State University

Fargo, North Dakota, United States
NDSU is listed at 94 among 408 public universities based on NDSU’s research expenditures reported to the National Science Foundation. We reflect and serve geographically and culturally diverse populations. We share institutional success across the university. We anticipate and welcome growth and service that will occur in ways yet to be conceived. 

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About

History

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

Education

We provide a superior teaching and learning environment within and outside the traditional classroom. We promote and value liberal, graduate and professional education in a collegial environment where divergent ideas can be shared. We foster an environment that promotes life-long learning with individually defined goals.

Research

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

ampus and community leaders talk about the growing demand for educated citizens and the ability and commitment of NDSU to contribute to the public good.  NDSU is helping the business community meet its ever-growing need for innovative, intelligent leaders and employees.

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
981 -76
2019
905 -9
2018
896
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
2019
-
2018
901
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

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.

Library services

Expanding and enhancing the libraries’ spaces, resources and services is essential in serving NDSU’s vibrant learning community. The libraries provide stimulating and inviting environments that nurture curiosity, help students achieve academic success, and create lifelong learners. Last year, the Libraries had over 150,000 visitors and 247,088 catalog searches. We taught 5,226 students and answered 7,984 research questions.

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

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

  • 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

Accreditation

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

Fargo, North Dakota, United States

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