Why NDSU?

NDSU excels in areas of innovative and technology-driven research, with more than $153 million in annual research expenditures as reported in the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey. NDSU has been listed in the Top 100 public research universities in the United States for research and development in agricultural sciences, psychology and social sciences, based on reported research expenditures.

Main campus: Fargo, North Dakota, with Extension Service and Research Experiment Station locations across the state.


As a student-focused university we want you to thrive inside and outside the classroom. You’ll be prepared for the job market through rigorous coursework, experienced academic advisers and supportive faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping you succeed and graduate on time.

Plus, the college has several active student organizations so you can get involved, meet new people and make the most out of your NDSU experience.


Fall 2018

Enrollment.................13,796
Undergraduate..........11,425
Professional...................391
Graduate.....................1980

Employees..................6,010
(Including all academic staff and more than 2,509 temporary and student workers)

There are 2,302 full-time employees and 3,708 part-time employees.
Full-Time Equivalent = 3,707.74

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