North Dakota State University-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,924

2.4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$14,581

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

92.8%

5,128 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

14,432

80.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

55.5%

1,317 Graduates

About

North Dakota State University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Cass County, ND. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at North Dakota State University-Main Campus were Registered Nursing (159 degrees awarded), General Human Development & Family Studies (133 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (99 degrees).

In 2016, 3,067 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at North Dakota State University-Main Campus. 49.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,566 degrees), 42.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is $6,924, which is $-18,932 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is $6,924, which is $-18,932 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,581.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,924

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at North Dakota State University-Main Campus was $6,924. The cost of tuition at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is $-18,932 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$14,581

2016 Value

0.358%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 North Dakota State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,581. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of North Dakota State University-Main Campus grew by 0.358%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,710

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at North Dakota State University-Main Campus was of $7,710 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 3.02% 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

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at North Dakota State University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2015, when 56% 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.

3.11%

2015 Default Rate

102

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at North Dakota State University-Main Campus was 3.11%, which represents 102 out of the 3281 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

North Dakota State University-Main Campus received 5,128 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.45% annual decline. Out of those 5,128 applicants, 4,759 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 92.8% acceptance rate.

There were 14,432 students enrolled at North Dakota State University-Main Campus in 2016, and 2% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

North Dakota State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 52.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

92.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,759

Accepted Out of 5,128

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of North Dakota State University-Main Campus was 92.8% (4,759 admissions from 5,128 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 93.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -3.45%, while admissions declined by -4.3%.

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SAT Scores

2%

Submission Percentage

47

Scores Submitted

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

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Enrollment

North Dakota State University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 14,432 students. The full-time enrollment at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is 11,680 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,752. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at North Dakota State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82% White, 3.01% Black or African American, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.02% Hispanic or Latino, 1.56% Asian, 0.818% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0831% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at North Dakota State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (48.6%), followed by White Female (37.8%) and Black or African American Male (1.81%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.7%), followed by White Male (28%) and Black or African American Male (1.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at North Dakota State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,432 students. The full-time enrollment at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is 11,680 and the part-time enrollment is 2,752. This means that 80.9% of students enrolled at North Dakota State University-Main Campus 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 North Dakota State University-Main Campus was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), North Dakota State University-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    11,831

  2. Black or African American

    435

  3. Two or More Races

    363

The enrolled student population at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is 82% White, 3.01% Black or African American, 2.52% Two or More Races, 2.02% Hispanic or Latino, 1.56% Asian, 0.818% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0831% 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, 306 students (2.12%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 51 fewer women than men received degrees from North Dakota State University-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are white (2,566 degrees awarded). There were 42.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is Registered Nursing (159 degrees awarded), followed by General Human Development & Family Studies (133 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (99 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at North Dakota State University-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (322 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (108 degrees), and Human Sciences (193 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Miscellaneous managers (440,430 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (385,044 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (303,755 people), Civil engineers (233,880 people), and Mechanical engineers (153,348 people).

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (322 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (108 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Engineering (393 degrees), and Math & Statistics (65 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (322 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (108 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Engineering (393 degrees), and Math & Statistics (65 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Architectural, engineering & related services (528,711 people), Computer Systems Design (429,751 people), Construction (280,869 people), Elementary & secondary schools (261,044 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (260,001 people).

The most specialized majors at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (322 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (108 degrees), Human Sciences (193 degrees), Engineering (393 degrees), and Math & Statistics (65 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by North Dakota State University-Main Campus.

Most Common

  1. 159 degrees awarded

  2. 133 degrees awarded

  3. 99 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at North Dakota State University-Main Campus was Registered Nursing with 159 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,559

  2. 1,508

In 2016, 1,559 degrees were awarded to men at North Dakota State University-Main Campus, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,508).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 103 degrees were awarded to men at North Dakota State University-Main Campus in Mechanical Engineering, which is 14.7 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 150 degrees were awarded to women at North Dakota State University-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 12.5 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 25% of students graduating from North Dakota State University-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is Female and Asian (66.7% 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, 0.835% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,566 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    60 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is white (2,566 degrees awarded). There were 42.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (60 degrees).

1.83% of degree recipients (56 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,291 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    1,275 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at North Dakota State University-Main Campus is white male (1,291 degrees awarded). There were 1.01 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (1,275 degrees).

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Operations

North Dakota State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $414k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.27M (547%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, North Dakota State University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $406M. Of that $406M, they spent $194M on salaries and $406M on benefits.

North Dakota State University-Main Campus employs 193 Assistant professors, 168 Associate professors, and 122 Professors. Most academics at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are Male Associate professors (106), Female Assistant professors(103), and Male Professors (101).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 312 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 293 employees, and Service with 273 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$414k

2015 Endowment

0.0232%

decline from 2014

North Dakota State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $414k, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of North Dakota State University-Main Campus declined 0.0232% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $271M 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. $41.6M - Federal

  2. $8.36M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, North Dakota State University-Main Campus received $41.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.36M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$194M

Salary Expenditure

$406M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, North Dakota State University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $406M. Of that $406M, they spent $194M on salaries and $406M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$194M

2015 Salaries

5.55%

growth from 2014

In 2015, North Dakota State University-Main Campus paid a median of $194M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($406M) and a 5.55% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.75% growth from 2013 and a 3.96% growth from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$49.6M

Instructional Salaries

593

Number of Employees

In 2015, North Dakota State University-Main Campus paid a total of $49.6M to 593 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% 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

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

193 Employees

Computer, Engineering, and Science

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

312 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at North Dakota State University-Main Campus were Assistant professor with 193 employees; Associate professor with 168 employees; and Associate professor with 122 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at North Dakota State University-Main Campus were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 312 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 293 employees; and Service with 273 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at North Dakota State University-Main Campus was Male Associate professor with 106 employees, Female Assistant professor with 103 employees, and Male Professor with 101 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at North Dakota State University-Main Campus.

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