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Educational Costs

The chart below can help determine your estimated cost of attendance for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Exact costs will vary for each student depending on number of credits taken, living arrangements, commuting costs, etc.  These costs, which do not include personal expenses, are for a full-time undergraduate student.

A differential tuition rate is charged for students in Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Business, Engineering, Pre-Engineering, Nursing, and Professional Pharmacy. To view these rates please visit our tuition page.

Estimated CostsNorth DakotaMinnesotaContiguous, WUE, MSEP*Non-Resident
Base Tuition
New Student Fee$120$120$120$120
Student Fees$1,216$1,216$1,216$1,216
Meal Plan$4,028$4,028$4,028$4,028
Books & Supplies$1,100$1,100$1,100$1,100

 * Includes AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, IN, KS, MI, MO, MT, NE, NV, NM, OR, SD, UT, WA, WI, WY, and MB, SK

Tuition is charged per credit hour, based upon residency, and is capped at 12 credit hours per semester (with the exception of Distance and Continuing Education Courses).

Student Fees are charged in addition to tuition.  Student Fees always cap at 12 credits and are prorated for less than full-time enrollment. Included in these fees are:

  • Activity fee
  • Health/Wellness
  • Union Bond
  • Library fee
  • Career Services
  • ND Student Association
  • Technology fee
  • ConnectND fee

Students may see additional charges posted to their account if they incur any of the following fees:

  • Program fees
  • Parking permit
  • Course fees
  • Student ID card
  • Bookstore charges
  • Student Health Services
  • New Student fee
  • Differential Professional Tuition

Books and supplies vary depending on the student's course load and program of study.  Students are allowed to charge up to $750 each semester to their student account at the NDSU Bookstore.

Room and board charges vary depending on residence hall, room occupancy, etc.  Visit for current rates.

All charges posted to students’ accounts on Campus Connection are eligible to be paid with financial aid.

Contact us:

176 Memorial Union (main level)
NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health – Student Services Office #130A

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NDSU Dept. 2836
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

701-231-6200 (local)
866-924-8969 (toll free)
701-231-8297 (fax)

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-6200 / Fax: (701) 231-8297
Campus address: Memorial Union 176
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administrative Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2836 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Friday, August 28, 2015 11:09:34 AM