North Dakota State University is the state's Morrill Act land-grant institution. Located on the state's eastern border in Fargo, North Dakota's largest city, the university strives to be a leader in information systems, technology transfer, economic development and lifelong learning and encompasses a broad spectrum of curricular offerings, scholarly activity and service. It is one of two major research universities in an 11-institution state university system.
NDSU has enjoyed steady enrollment growth for the past decade. Current enrollment is about 10,000 students on the campus in Fargo. NDSU also serve several thousand people throughout the state in continuing education and extension programs.
Instruction is carried out in nine academic units: the colleges of Agriculture; Arts; Humanities and Social Sciences; Business Administration; Engineering and Architecture; Human Development and Education; Pharmacy; Science and Mathematics; University Studies; and the Graduate School. NDSU has 22 doctoral and professional programs, 41 master degree programs and 93 bachelor's degree programs. The North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and NDSU Extension Service are integral parts of the University.
NDSU participates in the Tri-College University consortium with neighboring Moorhead State University and Concordia College. NDSU has approximately 1,500 staff members and 800 faculty and academic staff.
Recently named one of the most desirable places in the country to live by Money magazine, Fargo is quietly earning a reputation as a perfect place to make a home. Nestled in the rich farmlands of the Red River Valley, the Fargo-Moorhead community has many qualities that contribute to this reputation, including the highly-respected educational system, advanced medical technology, a progressive business community, numerous cultural and arts opportunities, clean air and water, and good-hearted, friendly people.
With more than 166,000 people in the community and about 500,000 people in the service area, Fargo-Moorhead is among the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle and was recently named an All-American City.
A brochure on the statistics for Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 is available upon request in the Office of Human Resources. This information will be made available in alternative format upon request by contacting the hiring department.
- City Guides: Fargo, Moorhead, Fargo/Moorhead Chamber of Commerce, West Fargo Chamber of Commerce
- School Districts: Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead
- News and Events: Fargo Forum, Fargo Web
NDSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.