North Dakota Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in North Dakota?   The average annual in-state college tuition in North Dakota was $6,299 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $7,813 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 $239 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,060 and represents a 3.94% 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 11,680 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $7,201. Jamestown College is the most expensive in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $20,578.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore North Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Bismarck State College
Bismarck, 2,241 Students
$3,032 - -
Cankdeska Cikana Community College
Fort Totten, 94 Students
$3,000 - -
Dakota College at Bottineau
Bottineau, 344 Students
$3,607 - -
Dickinson State University
Dickinson, 912 Students
$5,344 41 75
Fort Berthold Community College
New Town, 182 Students
$3,600 - -
Jamestown College
Jamestown, 1,095 Students
$20,578 53 68
Lake Region State College
Devils Lake, 501 Students
$3,459 - -
Mayville State University
Mayville, 613 Students
$5,255 38 69
Minot State University
Minot, 2,132 Students
$5,400 42 73
North Dakota State College of Science
Wahpeton, 1,753 Students
$4,188 - -
North Dakota State University Main Campus
Fargo, 11,680 Students
$7,201 50 71
Sitting Bull College
Fort Yates, 218 Students
$3,600 - -
Trinity Bible College
Ellendale, 173 Students
$13,990 37 56
Turtle Mountain Community College
Belcourt, 493 Students
$1,776 - -
United Tribes Technical College
Bismarck, 422 Students
$3,220 - -
University of Mary
Bismarck, 2,400 Students
$16,470 50 69
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, 10,576 Students
$6,946 47 66
Valley City State University
Valley City, 802 Students
$5,493 26 54
Williston State College
Williston, 620 Students
$3,535 - -