Accredited Online Colleges Based in North Dakota

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshman Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate

7500 University Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 355-8030

No N/A 100% 50%

4012 19th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 277-3889

No N/A 87% 34%

1500 Edwards Ave
Bismarck, ND 58506
(701) 224-5400

No N/A 87% 40%

291 Campus Drive
Dickinson, ND 58601
(701) 483-2507

No N/A 90% 38%

608 6th St NE
Jamestown, ND 58405
(701) 252-3467

No N/A 100% 52%

500 University Ave W
Minot, ND 58707
(701) 858-3000

No N/A 88% 33%

264 Centennial Drive, Stop 8193
Grand Forks, ND 58202
(701) 777-3000

No N/A 88% 54%

800 N 6th St
Wahpeton, ND 58076
(701) 671-2403

No N/A 93% 52%

105 Simrall Blvd
Bottineau, ND 58318
(701) 228-2277

No N/A 86% 36%

3315 University Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 255-3285

No N/A 88% 14%

101 College St SW
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-7990

No N/A 99% 41%

1701 East Century Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 530-9600

No N/A N/A N/A

414 E Clark St
Vermillion, SD 57069
(877) 269-6837

No N/A 93% 50%

150 Idle Hour Boulevard
Oakdale, NY 11769
(631) 244-3000

No N/A 94% 36%

1801 College Dr N
Devils Lake, ND 58301
(701) 662-1600

No N/A 93% 40%

330 Third Street NE
Mayville, ND 58257
(701) 788-2301

No N/A 98% 26%

301 12th Avenue North
Fargo, ND 58102
(701) 231-8011

No N/A 86% 53%


North Dakota Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 48% North Dakota
      Graduation Rate
    • 20.7 ACT North Dakota
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in North Dakota

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    Public 2-Year
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    Public 4-Year
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    Private 4-year

North Dakota Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
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    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
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    Private For-Profit Institutions


Development in oil shale fields in the western part of the state is contributing to job and population growth

North Dakota's unemployment is much lower than the national average, and its economy has remained strong over the past decade. Agriculture, petroleum, food processing, and technology are all major industries in North Dakota. Development in oil shale fields in the western part of the state is contributing to job and population growth. Sanford Health is the state's largest health care provider and one of the state's largest employers. Many of North Dakota's colleges and universities offer online degrees related to all of these industries.

In 2012, named University of North Dakota Online (UND) one of the country's top 12 online, non-profit schools and one of the top three military-friendly online schools. UND offers several online courses for credit as well as certificates, associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. North Dakota State University offers online degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels to students worldwide. Dakota College in Bottineau offers a variety of online classes through the North Dakota University System Online network that count as credit toward completing an associate's degree, diploma, or certificate of completion.

The two-year, private, not-for-profit United Tribes Technical College offers six associate of applied science programs, in nutrition and food service and teacher education, completely online, while the four-year, private, not-for-profit Turtle Mountain Community College offers online courses for college credit only. The for-profit Rasmussen College, with locations in Fargo and Bismarck and many other parts of the country, offers a wide variety of online associate, bachelor's degrees, certificates, and diplomas.