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University of North Dakota Student Life

University of North Dakota is on a 521-acre campus in an urban setting in Grand Forks, North Dakota. University of North Dakota has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of North Dakota also has fraternities and sororities.

University of North Dakota has a thriving Sororities/Fraternities. In fact, more students participate in Sororities/Fraternities than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of North Dakota include National Speech and Language Association, Cru, Mortar Board and Allpha Eta Rho Delta.

University of North Dakota students' favorite campus events are Campus & Community Event, Athletic Events and The Big Event.

University of North Dakota Housing

University of North Dakota offers housing. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of North Dakota students live off campus. In 2021, 22% of undergrads at University of North Dakota lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 78% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of North Dakota. There are 3,415 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,796 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,753 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of North Dakota offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of North Dakota Athletics

At University of North Dakota there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of North Dakota:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is University of North Dakota Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of North Dakota is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.

Additionally, University of North Dakota has All the resident hall are EDA access, UPD provides a 24/7 escort service for all students, faculty,staff and visitors, all areas of the.

Plan a Visit to University of North Dakota

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of North Dakota, take Interstate 29 to Grand Forks, ND. If you need to fly, book your flight to Grand Forks International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Dakota you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of North Dakota's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About University of North Dakota

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

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University of North Dakota Students

47%

Women

53%

Men

73%

Full Time

27%

Part Time

39%

In State

61%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

77%

5%

5%

4%

3%

2%

2%

1%

0.06%

Undergraduate Students

9,796

Graduate Students

3,819

Non-Resident / International Students

439

University of North Dakota Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,615

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,012

Out-of-State

$16,282

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 17
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