Located in the northern part of the United States, North Dakota is bordered by Canada to the north, and the states of Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south, and Montana to the west. The state capital is Bismarck, while the largest city is Fargo. Other major cities include Minot, Mandan, Grand Forks and Devils Lake.
North Dakota has a total population of 723,393 (2013 U.S. Census Bureau estimates). The state is a major oil producer, ranking second in the nation. In addition, the state has a thriving agricultural sector, and leads the U.S. in the production of barley, honey, sunflower seeds and flaxseed. It is also a leading producer of wheat (second to Kansas), canola seed, beans and sugar beets. Manufacturing is another key sector, an in particular agro and food processing.
The North Dakota University System is responsible for public higher education system in the state, and has 11 colleges and universities. In addition, there are five tribal colleges and several private institutions operating in the state.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in North Dakota, contact the North Dakota University System.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Dickinson State University||Economics,International Business/ Management,Political Science||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|University of North Dakota||Biology,Exercise/ Sport Science,Psychology||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|North Dakota State University||Business,Communication Studies,Engineering||Public||>10,000||Request Info|