University of North Dakota

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,679

2% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,693

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.32%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

83.7%

5,144 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

14,648

72.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

55.4%

1,147 Graduates

About

University of North Dakota is a higher education institution located in Grand Forks County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of North Dakota were General Psychology (134 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (129 degrees), and General Studies (120 degrees).

In 2016, 3,409 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of North Dakota. 54.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,796 degrees), 22.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (123 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Dakota is $6,679, which is $-19,177 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of North Dakota is $6,679, which is $-19,177 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,693.

In 2016, 51% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 49% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,679

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of North Dakota was $6,679. The cost of tuition at University of North Dakota is $-19,177 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$14,693

2016 Value

8.17%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of North Dakota had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,693. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of North Dakota grew by 8.17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,492

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of North Dakota was of $7,492 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 11.1% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

51%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

49%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

51% of undergraduate students at University of North Dakota received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.32%

2015 Default Rate

110

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of North Dakota was 3.32%, which represents 110 out of the 3318 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of North Dakota received 5,144 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.55% annual growth. Out of those 5,144 applicants, 4,305 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.7% acceptance rate.

There were 14,648 students enrolled at University of North Dakota in 2016, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of North Dakota has an overall enrollment yield of 44.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,305

Accepted Out of 5,144

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of North Dakota was 83.7% (4,305 admissions from 5,144 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 81.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.55%, while admissions grew by 6.85%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

47

Scores Submitted

2% of enrolled first-time students at University of North Dakota in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of North Dakota has a total enrollment of 14,648 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Dakota is 10,576 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,072. This means that 72.2% of students enrolled at University of North Dakota are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of North Dakota, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.8% White, 3.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Two or More Races, 2.4% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 1.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of North Dakota in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (43.9%), followed by White Female (39.5%) and Two or More Races Male (1.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (42.3%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of North Dakota, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,648 students. The full-time enrollment at University of North Dakota is 10,576 and the part-time enrollment is 4,072. This means that 72.2% of students enrolled at University of North Dakota are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of North Dakota was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of North Dakota had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,540

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    483

  3. Two or More Races

    440

The enrolled student population at University of North Dakota is 78.8% White, 3.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3% Two or More Races, 2.4% Black or African American, 1.8% Asian, 1.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.109% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 320 students (2.18%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 335 more women than men received degrees from University of North Dakota. The majority of degree recipients at University of North Dakota are white (2,796 degrees awarded). There were 22.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (123 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of North Dakota is General Psychology (134 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (129 degrees) and General Studies (120 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of North Dakota, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (244 degrees awarded), Engineering (306 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (146 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,857,587 people), Miscellaneous managers (446,309 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (345,438 people), Secondary school teachers (304,804 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (299,023 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Transportation (244 degrees awarded), Engineering (306 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (146 degrees), Education (418 degrees), and Legal (87 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Public relations specialists, Economists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, and Marketing & sales managers

The most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Transportation (244 degrees awarded), Engineering (306 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (146 degrees), Education (418 degrees), and Legal (87 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Elementary & secondary schools (2,753,193 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (403,752 people), Computer Systems Design (398,886 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (340,567 people), and Construction (278,493 people).

The most specialized majors at University of North Dakota are Transportation (244 degrees awarded), Engineering (306 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (146 degrees), Education (418 degrees), and Legal (87 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 134 degrees awarded

  2. 129 degrees awarded

  3. 120 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of North Dakota was General Psychology with 134 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,537

  2. 1,872

In 2016, 1,537 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Dakota, which is 0.821 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,872).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 104 degrees were awarded to men at University of North Dakota in Airline Professional Pilot & Flight Crew, which is 11.6 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 173 degrees were awarded to women at University of North Dakota in Registered Nursing, which is 5.24 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

54%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 23% of students graduating from University of North Dakota completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (59.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of North Dakota is Female and White (59.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.8% of graduates (55 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,796 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    123 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    94 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of North Dakota is white (2,796 degrees awarded). There were 22.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (123 degrees).

3.61% of degree recipients (123 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,564 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,232 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    63 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of North Dakota is white female (1,564 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,232 degrees).

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Operations

University of North Dakota has an endowment valued at nearly $169M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.82M (1.08%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of North Dakota had a total expenditure of $442M. Of that $442M, they spent $222M on salaries and $442M on benefits.

University of North Dakota employs 178 Associate professors, 143 Professors, and 141 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of North Dakota are Male Associate professors (107), Male Professors(103), and Male Assistant professors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Dakota are: Office and Administrative Support, with 301 employees, Service, with 250 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 208 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$169M

2015 Endowment

1.06k%

growth from 2014

University of North Dakota has an endowment valued at about $169M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of North Dakota grew 1.06k% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $102M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $54.5M - Federal

  2. $10.4M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of North Dakota received $54.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.4M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$222M

Salary Expenditure

$442M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of North Dakota had a total expenditure of $442M. Of that $442M, they spent $222M on salaries and $442M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of North Dakota as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$222M

2015 Salaries

2.47%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of North Dakota paid a median of $222M in salaries, which represents 50.2% of their overall expenditure ($442M) and a 2.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.59% growth from 2013 and a 3.03% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43M

Instructional Salaries

581

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of North Dakota paid a total of $43M to 581 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

178 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

301 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of North Dakota were Associate professor with 178 employees; Professor with 143 employees; and Professor with 141 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of North Dakota were Office and Administrative Support with 301 employees; Service with 250 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 208 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of North Dakota was Male Associate professor with 107 employees, Male Professor with 103 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 74 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of North Dakota.

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