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Colleges / North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University

Fargo, ND 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%

About NDSU

North Dakota State University is a public, state university in the city of Fargo, North Dakota. NDSU was founded in 1890. The college currently enrolls around 12,461 students per year, including 10,219 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for North Dakota State University

It is moderately difficult to get into NDSU. NDSU admitted 95% of all applicants in 2022. 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%

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North Dakota State University is located in the city of Fargo, North Dakota,.

If you want to see NDSU for yourself, be sure to 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.

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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

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Wondering what life at NDSU is like? There are approximately 12,461 students enrolled at NDSU, including 10,219 undergraduate students and 2,242 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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