North Dakota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in North Dakota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in North Dakota was $6,060 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $7,526 lower than the U.S. average and ranks North Dakota cheaper than average as the 51st most expensive and 2nd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $183 from the 2014-2015 average of $5,877 and represents a 3.11% annual increase. The list of North Dakota colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 19 colleges and universities in North Dakota, the most popular being North Dakota State University Main Campus with 11,917 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,762. Jamestown College is the most expensive in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $19,350.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. North Dakota colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in North Dakota or cheap North Dakota colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore North Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, 2,303 Students
$2,861 n/a n/a
Cankdeska Cikana Community College
Fort Totten, 88 Students
$3,000 n/a n/a
Dakota College at Bottineau
Bottineau, 398 Students
$3,384 n/a n/a
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, 980 Students
$5,013 32 68
Fort Berthold Community College
New Town, 104 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Jamestown College
Jamestown, 915 Students
$19,350 62 72
Lake Region State College
Devils Lake, 530 Students
$3,261 n/a n/a
Mayville State University
Mayville, 635 Students
$4,930 n/a n/a
Minot State University
Minot, 2,191 Students
$5,066 51 78
North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, 1,706 Students
$3,927 n/a n/a
North Dakota State University Main Campus
Fargo, 11,917 Students
$6,762 53 73
Sitting Bull College
Fort Yates, 205 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Trinity Bible College
Ellendale, 204 Students
$13,556 n/a n/a
Turtle Mountain Community College
Belcourt, 424 Students
$1,776 n/a n/a
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, 398 Students
$4,600 n/a n/a
University of Mary
Bismarck, 2,185 Students
$15,440 47 67
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, 10,786 Students
$6,548 54 70
Valley City State University
Valley City, 783 Students
$5,153 37 68
Williston State College
Williston, 421 Students
$3,316 n/a n/a

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