University of North Dakota Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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University of North Dakota Admissions Overview:

With an acceptance rate of 82%, the University of North Dakota admits the majority of those who apply, and students with good grades and test scores are fairly likely to be admitted. Applicants will need to submit an application, which can be accessed through the school's website, scores from the ACT or SAT, and official high school transcripts. For complete information, including important dates and deadlines, be sure to check out UND's website, or contact the admissions office for assistance.

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Admissions Data (2015):

University of North Dakota Description:

Located in Grand Forks, the University of North Dakota is the oldest university in the state, and it is the state's primary center for professional education and training. UND students come from all 50 states and more than 80 countries, and they explore one of the 225 fields of study offered by the university.

Aviation studies are popular at UND, and the school operates a small campus at Grand Forks International Airport. For strengths in liberal arts and sciences, the school was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Academics are supported by a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 22.

In athletics, the UND Fighting Sioux compete mostly in the NCAA Division I Big Sky Conference. The university fields 10 men's and 11 women's varsity teams.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 14,951 (11,577 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 57% Male / 43% Female
  • 79% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $8,136 (in-state); $19,290 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,856
  • Other Expenses: $3,422
  • Total Cost: $20,414 (in-state); $31,568 (out-of-state)

University of North Dakota Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 88%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 62%
    • Loans: 62%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,461
    • Loans: $8,898

Academic Programs:

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 81%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 24%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Hockey, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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