University of North Dakota

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Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
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Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certifcation or licensure of teachers

264 Centennial Drive, Stop 8193, Grand Forks, ND, 58202-8193

(800) 225-5863

Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices - 2014 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
In District $7,741 $7,508 $7,254
In State $7,741 $7,508 $7,254
Out of State $18,409 $17,794 $17,170
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
On Campus      
Room and Board $6,746 $6,400 $6,400
Other Expenses $5,766 $6,254 $6,400
Off Campus      
Room and Board $6,746 $6,400 $6,400
Other Expenses $5,766 $6,254 $6,400
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $6,254 $6,400

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Baseball Western Athletic Conference
Basketball Big Sky Conference
Football Big Sky Conference
Cross Country/Track Big Sky Conference

Financial Aid 2011-2012

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
22.0 % $4,161
State/Local Grant
23.0 % $2,013
Institutional Grants
48.0 % $2,496
Loans 63.0 % $8,314 may have scholarship and grant opportunities in our online database for students attending University of North Dakota, whether offered by the school, a private organization or a local or national philanthropic entity. To discover any available opportunities, please conduct a free, college scholarship search. can help you find Private Student Loans for most schools, and offers Student Loan Consolidation solutions for University of North Dakota. We can also assist you in your search for Federal PLUS Loans, Undergraduate Stafford Loans and Graduate Stafford Loans.

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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