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University of North Dakota Tuition & Cost

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Dakota Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for University of North Dakota
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,524
Room and Board $9,444
Other Expenses Budget$3,424
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for University of North Dakota
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,524
Room and Board $9,444
Other Expenses Budget$3,424

Residents of North Dakota pay an annual total price of $23,604 to attend University of North Dakota on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $8,212 for tuition, $9,444 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $1,524 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,763 which is 26.1% higher than North Dakota residents. The tuition charge is $14,371 while room and board is $9,444, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $1,524.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of North Dakota when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income University of North Dakota
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,092
$30,001 to $48,000$11,916
$48,001 to $75,000$15,109
$75,001 to $110,000$17,409

The average reported annual net price for University of North Dakota for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,654 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

77% of full-time undergrad University of North Dakota received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,226 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 57% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,350 and 22% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,286.

Finanical Aid University of North Dakota
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,226 77%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,790 66%
Pell Grants $4,449 18%
Other Federal Grants $505 16%
State and Local Grants $2,220 28%
Federal Student Loans $5,350 57%
Other Student Loans $12,286 22%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of North Dakota, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $47,808. The loan balance of $47,808 is a four year multiple of the $11,952 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $456 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $47,808
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $456.14
Total Interest Paid $6,928.93
Sum of All Loan Payments $54,736.93

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year North Dakota Residents Non Residents
1 $23,604 $29,763
2 $24,952 $31,463
3 $26,377 $33,259
4 $27,883 $35,159

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of North Dakota to be $94,416 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of North Dakota
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Dakota Residents $342 $1,026 $1,368
Out of State Residents $513 $1,539 $2,052

Estimated cost for a class at University of North Dakota based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of North Dakota versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of North Dakota Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200280 IPEDS survey data for University of North Dakota.