Best North Dakota Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in North Dakota for 2021

There are 19 colleges and universities in North Dakota enrolling 52,671 students. Explore the list of top colleges in North Dakota below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in North Dakota offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 North Dakota is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Mary and University of North Dakota. The highest ranked college in North Dakota is University of Mary and the top rated public state college is University of North Dakota.

Local college options can be explored in or other cities.


19 results

List of the Best North Dakota Colleges

University of Mary
M
Bismarck, ND
University of Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 3,796enrollment
  • $17,903net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1048-1280SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.37*Avg GPA
University of North Dakota
N
Grand Forks, ND
University of North Dakota

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 13,847enrollment
  • $15,654net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1250SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
North Dakota State University Main Campus
N
Fargo, ND
North Dakota State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 13,796enrollment
  • $16,330net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1265SAT range
  • 21-26ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA
Jamestown College
J
Jamestown, ND
 
Jamestown College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 1,089enrollment
  • $19,695net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 950-1120SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Valley City State University
V
Valley City, ND
 
Valley City State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 1,547enrollment
  • $12,386net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 948-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
Mayville State University
M
Mayville, ND
Mayville State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 1,184enrollment
  • $12,479net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 900-1230SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA
Minot State University
M
Minot, ND
 
Minot State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 3,189enrollment
  • $11,635net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Dickinson State University
D
Dickinson, ND
 
Dickinson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 1,392enrollment
  • $10,817net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 990-1150SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.17*Avg GPA
Bismarck State College
B
Bismarck, ND
 
Bismarck State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,778enrollment
  • $9,016net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Fort Berthold Community College
F
New Town, ND
 
Fort Berthold Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 198enrollment
  • $11,144net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Lake Region State College
L
Devils Lake, ND
 
Lake Region State College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,072enrollment
  • $9,648net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Cankdeska Cikana Community College
C
Fort Totten, ND
 
Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 178enrollment
  • $6,841net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
North Dakota State College of Science
N
Wahpeton, ND
 
North Dakota State College of Science

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,957enrollment
  • $10,233net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Dakota College at Bottineau
D
Bottineau, ND
 
Dakota College at Bottineau

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 996enrollment
  • $8,570net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Williston State College
W
Williston, ND
 
Williston State College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,124enrollment
  • $10,082net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Sitting Bull College
S
Fort Yates, ND
 
Sitting Bull College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 273enrollment
  • $2,768net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Trinity Bible College
T
Ellendale, ND
 
Trinity Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 253enrollment
  • $18,815net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 960-1205SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.27*Avg GPA
Turtle Mountain Community College
T
Belcourt, ND
 
Turtle Mountain Community College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 573enrollment
  • $8,935net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA