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 2016-2017 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 $6,060 from the 2015-2016 average of $0 and represents a ?% 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 11,684 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $6,924. Jamestown College is the most expensive in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $19,930.

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 2016-2017 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Explore North Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, 2,281 Students
$2,916 n/a n/a
Cankdeska Cikana Community College
Fort Totten, 116 Students
$3,000 n/a n/a
Dakota College at Bottineau
Bottineau, 341 Students
$3,469 n/a n/a
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, 896 Students
$5,138 18 46
Fort Berthold Community College
New Town, 155 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Jamestown College
Jamestown, 962 Students
$19,930 60 71
Lake Region State College
Devils Lake, 535 Students
$3,326 n/a n/a
Mayville State University
Mayville, 638 Students
$5,053 n/a n/a
Minot State University
Minot, 2,132 Students
$5,192 45 75
North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, 1,694 Students
$4,025 n/a n/a
North Dakota State University Main Campus
Fargo, 11,684 Students
$6,924 44 68
Sitting Bull College
Fort Yates, 199 Students
$3,600 n/a n/a
Trinity Bible College
Ellendale, 191 Students
$13,962 41 60
Turtle Mountain Community College
Belcourt, 441 Students
$1,776 n/a n/a
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, 338 Students
$4,725 n/a n/a
University of Mary
Bismarck, 2,262 Students
$15,990 42 63
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, 10,867 Students
$6,678 48 66
Valley City State University
Valley City, 789 Students
$5,282 25 54
Williston State College
Williston, 603 Students
$3,399 n/a n/a