North Dakota In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in North Dakota by In State Total Cost for 2023

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 2021/2022 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 $9,112.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. 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 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

North Dakota's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, Private Not For Profit

$9,112 NA NA
#2 Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, Public Not For Profit

$10,756 NA NA
#3 Bismarck State College

Bismarck, Public Not For Profit

$13,483 NA NA
#4 Minot State University

Minot, Public Not For Profit

$16,156 46 36
#5 Valley City State University

Valley City, Public Not For Profit

$16,214 48 60
#6 Dickinson State University

Dickinson, Public Not For Profit

$16,822 39 18
#7 Mayville State University

Mayville, Public Not For Profit

$17,577 47 27
#8 North Dakota State University Main Campus

Fargo, Public Not For Profit

$20,479 56 33
#9 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, Public Not For Profit

$21,318 60 44
#10 Trinity Bible College

Ellendale, Private Not For Profit

$25,122 33 9
#11 University of Mary

Bismarck, Private Not For Profit

$29,294 53 53
#12 Jamestown College

Jamestown, Private Not For Profit

$33,114 48 45