The Best North Dakota Colleges

The Best Colleges in North Dakota for 2024

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in North Dakota as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2024 as the best overall college in North Dakota is University of North Dakota. The top rated public state college is also University of North Dakota. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


8 results

University of North Dakota
N
Grand Forks, ND

University of North Dakota

Public 4 Year

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#1 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 13,772enrollment
  • $16,780net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • 1110-1290SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 17

North Dakota State University Main Campus
N
Fargo, ND

North Dakota State University Main Campus

Public 4 Year

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#2 Best Colleges in North Dakota

  • 12,461enrollment
  • $16,638net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 1096-1313SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.53Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Mary
M
Bismarck, ND

University of Mary

Private 4 Year

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#1 Best Value in North Dakota

  • 3,794enrollment
  • $18,167net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.37Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 30

Jamestown College
J
Jamestown, ND
 

Jamestown College

Private 4 Year

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#2 Best Private Colleges in North Dakota

  • 1,276enrollment
  • $19,744net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 900-1140SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • 3.25Estimated Avg GPA

Valley City State University
V
Valley City, ND
 

Valley City State University

Public 4 Year

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#3 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 1,686enrollment
  • $12,108net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 935-1190SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA

Mayville State University
M
Mayville, ND

Mayville State University

Public 4 Year

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#4 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 1,172enrollment
  • $13,891net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 880-1250SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

Minot State University
M
Minot, ND
 

Minot State University

Public 4 Year

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#5 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 2,836enrollment
  • $11,949net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 990-1200SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30

Dickinson State University
D
Dickinson, ND
 

Dickinson State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Public Universities in North Dakota

  • 1,415enrollment
  • $13,080net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 923-1063SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.11Avg GPA