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North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About NDSU

North Dakota State University is a public, state institution in the city of Fargo, North Dakota. NDSU was founded in 1890. The college enrolls around 12,461 students a year, including 10,199 undergrad students.

NDSU Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into NDSU. In 2022, NDSU accepted 95% of applicants. In 2022, 8,143 students applied to NDSU and 7,773 were admitted.

North Dakota State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 1%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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NDSU Campus Tours

North Dakota State University is locatedin the city of Fargo, North Dakota,.

If you are interested in seeing NDSU for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 29 and 94 to Fargo, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hector International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what North Dakota State University and Fargo are like without leaving home.

College Info

1340 Administration Avenue Fargo, ND 58102

Campus Setting: Urban

NDSU Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to NDSU is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to NDSU is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs



Composite SAT Range

1153 - 1253


Math SAT Range

558 - 673


Reading SAT Range

538 - 640

NDSU Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at NDSU is like? There are approximately 12,461 students enrolled at NDSU, including 10,199 undergraduate students and 2,262 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 42% percent are from ND and 58% percent of students are from other states.


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Fall Freshmen
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Aug 1
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