Public Colleges in North Dakota

The 2021 Directory of North Dakota Public Colleges and Costs

North Dakota Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in North Dakota?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in North Dakota was $5,961 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $421 from the 2018-2019 average of $5,540 and represents a 7.6% annual increase. The list of North Dakota public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of North Dakota and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 14 public colleges and universities in North Dakota, the most popular being North Dakota State University Main Campus with 11,269 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $8,275. North Dakota State University Main Campus is the most expensive public school in North Dakota with an in-state tuition of $8,275.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore North Dakota Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Bismarck State College

Bismarck, North Dakota

$3,320 NA NA
Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Fort Totten, North Dakota

$3,000 NA NA
Dakota College at Bottineau

Bottineau, North Dakota

$4,066 NA NA
Dickinson State University

Dickinson, North Dakota

$6,522 NA NA
Fort Berthold Community College

New Town, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
Lake Region State College

Devils Lake, North Dakota

$3,778 NA NA
Mayville State University

Mayville, North Dakota

$5,793 45 34
Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota

$6,088 44 30
North Dakota State College of Science

Wahpeton, North Dakota

$4,528 NA NA
North Dakota State University Main Campus

Fargo, North Dakota

$8,275 54 29
Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota

$3,600 NA NA
University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota

$8,212 58 40
Valley City State University

Valley City, North Dakota

$5,884 48 54
Williston State College

Williston, North Dakota

$3,750 NA NA