North Dakota Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in North Dakota by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in North Dakota by Out of State Tuition

If you're looking for an affordable university in North Dakota but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in North Dakota for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of state tuition. 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 out of state tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in North Dakota are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in North Dakota? Leading the colleges list is Turtle Mountain Community College in Belcourt with an out of state tuition of $1,776.

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 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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North Dakota's Cheapest Colleges by Out of State Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Turtle Mountain Community College

Belcourt, Private Not For Profit

$1,776 NA NA
#2 Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, Public Not For Profit

$3,600 NA NA
#3 Bismarck State College

Bismarck, Public Not For Profit

$4,980 NA NA
#4 Minot State University

Minot, Public Not For Profit

$6,088 44 30
#5 Mayville State University

Mayville, Public Not For Profit

$8,690 45 34
#6 Dickinson State University

Dickinson, Public Not For Profit

$9,782 NA NA
#7 Valley City State University

Valley City, Public Not For Profit

$10,297 48 54
#8 North Dakota State University Main Campus

Fargo, Public Not For Profit

$12,413 54 29
#9 University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, Public Not For Profit

$14,371 58 40
#10 Trinity Bible College

Ellendale, Private Not For Profit

$14,556 30 5
#11 University of Mary

Bismarck, Private Not For Profit

$17,350 58 66
#12 Jamestown College

Jamestown, Private Not For Profit

$21,648 52 57