- NDSU is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university.
- NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas.
- NDSU is Division I in 16 sports, such as football, basketball, & softball
About This CampusNorth Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university with more than 14,000 students from 47 states and more than 80 countries, creating a diverse student population. Programs are academically rigorous, but more than 80 percent of our classes have 40 or fewer students, creating an immersive learning environment in which our faculty members are committed to student success. NDSU is ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU is in the elite category of "Research Universities/Very High Research Activity." NDSU is one of two flagship universities in North Dakota, with several programs ranked in the Top 100 by the National Science Foundation. The campus offers excellent facilities for living, learning and making lifelong connections.
With more than 100 majors, NDSU offers a wide variety of programs open to NSE students.
Location InformationNorth Dakota is located in the upper Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the north, the states of Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south, and Montana to the west.
Helpful InformationThe community offers movie theaters, shopping, dining, concerts and shows at many venues. The F-M area is friendly, safe and easy to get around. Bus service both around campus and in the community is free for NDSU students. An international airport, train service and a commercial bus line serve Fargo-Moorhead.