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North Dakota State University

1349 12th Avenue NW Putnam Hall 104
Fargo, North Dakota
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Main Phone Number: +1 701 231 8761
Fax: +1 701 231 8556
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North Dakota State University

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North Dakota State University is a comprehensive, career-oriented university with a long-standing reputation for excellence in technical, scientific and agricultural research. The university was founded in 1890 and is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The university offers over 100 bachelor’s programs, 59 master’s programs, and 44 doctoral programs. Under the guidance of the current university president, Dean L. Bresciani, the university is experiencing a time of growth. The university has new academic programs, new facilities on campus and in downtown Fargo, and achieved a record enrollment for the ninth year in a row. Currently we enroll over 14,400 students including more than 1100 international students from over 75 countries. North Dakota State University is ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 research universities in the U.S. and listed in the top 100 of several National Science Foundation (NSF) annual research expenditure rankings in the areas of chemistry, physical sciences, psychology, agricultural sciences and social sciences. Out of 517 research universities without a medical school, NDSU ranks 42nd. Graduate students working on their master’s or doctoral degrees are eligible for research or teaching assistantships to graduate students. These assistantships provide students with a monthly stipend and a full tuition waiver.

  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2014
    • Tuition: 17,633
    • Room and Board: 7,022
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 3,175
    • Average Financial Aid Awarded to International Students: 8,816
    • Fees: 1,316
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 11,629
    • First Years: 2,553
    • Graduate Enrollment: 2,335
  • Application Requirements

    • Fall Application Deadline: June 1
    • Spring Application Deadline: November 1
    • Application Fee: 35
    • Application Website:
    • Tests Required for International Students: English tests: TOEFL-71 iBT(525 PBT), IELTS-6.0. Graduate students: see website,
    • Other Tests Accepted: SAT, PTE Academic
  • College Information

  • Attributes

    • Setting: Urban
    • City Size: Medium
    • Type of School: University
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, English as a Second Language Program, Intensive English, International Student Advisor, Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or higher
  • Admissions Office

    • NDSU Global Outreach
    • Dept 4640, P.O. Box 6050
    • Putnam Hall, Lower Level
    • Fargo, ND 58108-6050
    • +1 701 231 8761
    • Admissions Contact Name: International Admissions

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