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Cheapest Colleges in North Dakota by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of North Dakota these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in North Dakota list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our North Dakota tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in North Dakota are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2017/2018 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in North Dakota? Leading the colleges list is Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt with an in state total cost of $9,024.

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 rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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North Dakota's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
In State Total Cost College Rating $Value
$9,024
In State Total Cost
1) Turtle Mountain Community College
Belcourt, Private Not For Profit
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$10,656
In State Total Cost
2) Sitting Bull College
Fort Yates, Public Not For Profit
- -
$12,608
In State Total Cost
3) Bismarck State College
Bismarck, Public Not For Profit
- -
$13,972
In State Total Cost
4) Mayville State University
Mayville, Public Not For Profit
38 69
$14,254
In State Total Cost
5) Minot State University
Minot, Public Not For Profit
42 73
$14,478
In State Total Cost
6) Dickinson State University
Dickinson, Public Not For Profit
41 75
$14,890
In State Total Cost
7) Valley City State University
Valley City, Public Not For Profit
26 54
$17,995
In State Total Cost
8) University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, Public Not For Profit
47 66
$18,052
In State Total Cost
9) North Dakota State University Main Campus
Fargo, Public Not For Profit
50 71
$23,104
In State Total Cost
10) Trinity Bible College
Ellendale, Private Not For Profit
37 56
$26,438
In State Total Cost
11) University of Mary
Bismarck, Private Not For Profit
50 69
$29,808
In State Total Cost
12) Jamestown College
Jamestown, Private Not For Profit
53 68