Community Colleges in North Dakota

The 2023 Directory of North Dakota Community Colleges and Costs

North Dakota Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in North Dakota?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in North Dakota was $4,002 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $296 from the 2019-2020 average of $3,706 and represents a 7.99% annual increase. The list of North Dakota community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 6 community colleges and universities in North Dakota, the most popular being North Dakota State College of Science with 1,475 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $4,804. North Dakota State College of Science is the most expensive community school in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $4,804.

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
Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota

$4,356 NA NA
Fort Berthold Community College

New Town, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota

$4,086 NA NA
North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota

$4,804 NA NA
Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota

$4,353 NA NA