College Costs in North Dakota

The 2023 Directory of North Dakota Colleges and Prices

North Dakota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in North Dakota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in North Dakota was $7,233 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $7,897 lower than the U.S. average and ranks North Dakota cheaper than average as the 50th most expensive and 3rd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $446 from the 2019-2020 average of $6,787 and represents a 6.57% 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 10,024 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,951. Jamestown College is the most expensive in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $22,718.

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.

<Academic 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 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore North Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota

$4,007 NA NA
Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota

$4,356 NA NA
Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota

$6,474 39 18
Fort Berthold Community College

New Town, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Jamestown College

Jamestown, North Dakota

$22,718 48 45
Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota

$4,086 NA NA
Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota

$6,266 47 27
Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota

$6,892 46 36
North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota

$4,804 NA NA
North Dakota State University Main Campus

Fargo, North Dakota

$8,951 56 33
Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Trinity Bible College

Ellendale, North Dakota

$15,144 33 9
Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, North Dakota

$1,776 NA NA
United Tribes Technical College

Bismarck, North Dakota

$3,220 NA NA
University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota

$18,340 53 53
University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota

$8,882 60 44
Valley City State University

Valley City, North Dakota

$6,364 48 60
Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota

$4,353 NA NA