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North Dakota Business Colleges

20 Colleges
2,211 Yearly Graduations
$27,665 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,187 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly business graduations, North Dakota is ranked #46 in the country with 2,211 degrees handed out in 2019. North Dakota colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $6,916 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $8,190 per year.

About 61% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,297 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
654 Yearly Degrees
$9,619 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Dakota State University - Main Campus is 13,173, of which 10,831 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,638 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at North Dakota State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,282 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,400 during the early-career years.

#2

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
378 Yearly Degrees
$9,736 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of North Dakota is 13,581, of which 10,163 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,628 are full-time. It takes the average UND undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 51% are men and 49% are women.

63% of UND students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,331 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,700 during the early-career years.

#3

Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
276 Yearly Degrees
$7,592 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,125 students at MSU in total, 2,836 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,921 are full-time. For undergraduates at MSU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 69% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

55% of MSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,637 a year. MSU has a 8.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#4

University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
273 Yearly Degrees
$19,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,779 students at UMary in total, 2,523 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,863 are full-time. For undergraduates at UMary, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,318 a year. UMary has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UMary is $44,300.

#5

Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
140 Yearly Degrees
$7,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,350 students at DSU in total, 1,321 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 922 are full-time. It takes the average DSU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Around 99% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 53% are men and 47% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at DSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,188 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

#6

Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees
$4,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,033 full-time undergraduates at BSC, and 3,739 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,592 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,300 during the early-career years.

#7

Rasmussen University - North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees
$10,935 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 644 undergraduates at Rasmussen University - North Dakota, of which 399 are full-time, and there are 653 students altogether. For undergraduates at Rasmussen University - North Dakota, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

79% of Rasmussen University - North Dakota students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,249 a year. Rasmussen University - North Dakota has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rasmussen University - North Dakota with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

University of Jamestown

Jamestown, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees
$22,428 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 908 undergraduates at UJ, of which 887 are full-time, and there are 1,115 students altogether. For undergraduates at UJ, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 61% are men and 39% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,542 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#9

North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$5,317 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,977 students at North Dakota State College of Science in total, 1,522 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,143 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Dakota State College of Science with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$4,655 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 515 full-time undergraduates at Lake Region State College, and 1,982 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 52% of students at Lake Region State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,836 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lake Region State College is $32,100.

#11

Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$7,049 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,187 undergraduates at Mayville State University, of which 589 are full-time, and there are 1,212 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mayville State University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,685 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#11

Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$5,378 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 626 full-time undergraduates at Williston State College, and 1,132 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

34% of Williston State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,497 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Williston State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Valley City State University

Valley City, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$7,707 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,524 undergraduates at Valley City State University, of which 904 are full-time, and there are 1,665 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 54% are men and 46% are women.

Roughly 68% of students at Valley City State University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,010 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Valley City State University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

United Tribes Technical College

Bismarck, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$4,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 434 students at United Tribes Technical College in total, 388 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $11,042 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 31.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $11,800 during the early-career years.

#15

Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$4,883 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 390 full-time undergraduates at MSU-Bottineau, and 1,006 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,569 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MSU-Bottineau with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8 Yearly Degrees
$2,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 420 full-time undergraduates at TMCC, and 531 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from TMCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $17,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$4,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Sitting Bull College is 285, of which 257 students are undergraduates and of those, 220 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Students who graduate from Sitting Bull College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $16,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Trinity Bible College and Graduate School

Ellendale, North Dakota
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$17,006 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 252 students at Trinity in total, 173 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 147 are full-time. For undergraduates at Trinity, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 42% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

Roughly 98% of students at Trinity take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,826 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Trinity is $25,000.

#19

Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

New Town, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$3,870 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College is 203, which includes 116 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

#20

Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota
Public Public vs. Private
4 Yearly Degrees
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cankdeska Cikana Community College is 160, which includes 86 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $14,100 during the early-career years.

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