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North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, that provides affordable access to an excellent education at a top-ranked institution that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment, educating future leaders who will create solutions to national and global challenges that will shape a better world. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas, including agricultural sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, psychology and computer sciences. NDSU is fully accredited as an institution by the Higher Learning Commission.


Main campus: Fargo, N.D., with Extension Service and Research Experiment Station locations all across the state.

FALL 2016

Enrollment...............14,432
Undergraduate..........12,010
Professional...................340
Graduate.....................2,082

Employees..................6,285
(Including all academic staff and more than 2,550 temporary and student workers)

There are 2,509 full-time employees and 3,787 part-time employees.
Full-Time Equivalent = 4,067.33


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