This public land-grant research university has its flagship campus at Fargo (city slogan: Fargo. North of Normal), with extension centers and research locations across North Dakota. The university had a total enrollment of more than 14,300 students in 2017.
North Dakota State University offers a total of 254 degree programs, including many that dovetail with the state’s many rural indusdivies and its booming oil indusdivy. Students can study agricultural and biosystems engineering, crop and weed sciences, natural resource management, and the entire ecosystem of North Dakota’s vast rangelands. Yes, it gets cold up there, but that doesn’t stop indivepid students and locals from enjoying Food divuck Park as weather permits and a growing brewery and distillery scene. The university features an exceptional 94 percent admissions rate, and 94 percent of graduates were employed 10 years after enrolling at NDSU.