UND

University of North Dakota

264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382, Grand Forks, United States
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  • Total Documents
    882
  • Class Notes
    621
  • Textbook Notes
    137
  • Study Guides
    124
  • Currently Enrolled
    245
  • Previously Enrolled
    117

Overview of University of North Dakota (UND)

About this school

The University of North Dakota, founded in 1883, is a public university. Programs are offered through the Center for Aerospace Sciences; the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Public Administration, Education and Human Development, Engineering and Mines, Fine Art and Communication, and Nursing; and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Its 570-acre campus is located in Grand Forks, in the center of the Red River Valley.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,000
    • Men:6,160 (56.0%)
    • Women:4,840 (44.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (UND)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of North Dakota is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
1
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
264 Centennial Drive
City, State, Zip
Grand Forks, ND  58202
Phone
(701) 777-3000 x3000
Fax
(701) 777-3650
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 5,230 applicants were admitted
Women
87% of 2,470 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 2,760 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,236 (51%) of 4,366 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,019 (48%) of 2,145 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,217 (55%) of 2,221 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.47
375 And Above
30%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
520-640 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
3%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UND)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,447|Out-of-state: $20,047
  • Room & Board: - $8,226 (65.15127514652305%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (7.92016473942658%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,400 (26.928560114050374%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of North Dakota accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003005
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,591 (83.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
899 (56.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
890 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
438 (49.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$14,780
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 760 (85.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,284
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 739 (83.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,193
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 86 (9.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
418 (22.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,097

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,413 (73.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,171 (65.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,109 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,816 (44.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$13,661
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,118 (75.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,293
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,526 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,274
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 277 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
883 (10.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,068

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
3.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,000

Academics & Instruction (UND)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


677

Part-Time Faculty


38

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


70%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 21% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 21% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
806,915

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1000
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of North Dakota provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


81.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


47.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.0%

Programs & Majors (UND)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (83)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Air Transportation, Other
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Flight Instructor
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • International/Global Studies
  • Investments and Securities
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Norwegian Language and Literature
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


Engineering, applied economics, counseling, chemistry, public administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science in Industrial Technology, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Science in Technology, Master of Science in Applied Economics, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Environmental Management, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Physical Therapy, Master of Engineering, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (75)


  • Accounting
  • Anatomy
  • Applied Economics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Aviation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • English
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • History
  • Immunology
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management of Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Structural Engineering
  • Theater
  • Zoology

Campus Life (UND)

Location & Geography

Population


54,932

Nearest Metropolitan Area


521 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
-3.6 average low in January, 77.4 average high in September
Rain
96 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
4 mile(s) from campus in Grand Forks
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Grand Forks
Nearest Train Station
Grand Forks

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


28% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


72%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Fighting Sioux
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, ice hockey, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of North Dakota offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, nodak nation, cru, volunteers together, nursing student association, sororities/fraternities

Sororities


13% of women participate

Fraternities


10% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,525

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,000
Women
4,840
Men
6,160

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.8% Asian
  • 2.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.6% White
  • 1.5% Unknown

International Students


4.6% from 72 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


3,406

Student Resources (UND)