North Dakota State University

Men's MCLA Contact: Zach Bosh
8 / 10
11,425 Undergrads / 13,796 Students
4 / 10
$15,472 Net Price
1 / 10
93% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
32% / 58%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Not many in-state opponents for the Bison as they travel out to Minnesota and Illinois for most of their competition playing teams like St. Cloud State, St. John's University, University of St. Thomas, University og Dayton, Indiana Tech University, and Grand Valley State University.

Recruit Commits
Mitch Rogers Forest Lake High School Forest Lake, MN Att, Mid
Jackson Melquist Rogers High School Rogers, MN Att
Dawson Walter West Fargo West Fargo , ND Att, Mid
Jonah Halterman Rosemount Rosemount, MN LSM
Jack O'Rourke White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN Def
Simon Hatlen Rosemount Rosemount, MN Mid
Conor Varley Hill Murray Gem Lake, MN Mid, Faceoff
Anthony Banak Andover Andover, MN Att, Mid
Zach Solman Davies Fargo, ND Mid
Evan Wiemken Davies Fargo, ND Att
Alec Sorenson Wayzata Wayzata, MN Mid
Justin Knippel Lakeville North Lakeville, MN Mid
Shane Kalb Eagan Eagan, MN Mid
Mikey Schlanser Davies Fargo, ND Mid
Eric Burns Hill-Murray Vadnais Heights, MN Def, LSM
Rhett Piper St. Louis Park St. Louis Park, MN Def
Ryan Stover Eden Prairie Eden Prairie, MN Mid
Gage Swanke Eagan Eagan, MN Def
Luke Berndt Mounds View Arden Hills, MN Def
David Shaum Lewis-Palmer/?Biola Monument, CO Att
Kevin Sturgeon Eagan Eagan, MN Att
Brady Olson St. Paul St. Paul, MN Mid, Faceoff
Alec Larson Lakeville North/?Minnesota Lakeville, MN Mid
Ryan Jacques Lakeville North Lakeville, MN Def
Aric Foster Davies Fargo, ND Mid
Jacob Parker Duluth Duluth, MN Def, LSM
Justin Linderholm Champlin Park Champlin, MN Att
Connor Anderson Stillwater Stillwater, MN Def
Noah Simpson Eagan Eagan, MN Att
Zach Sorensen Eagan Eagan, MN Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, ND, 58108, Fargo, ND, 58108 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Fargo North Dakota Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Bismarck North Dakota Area
  • St. Cloud Minnesota Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Grand Forks North Dakota Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Sioux Falls South Dakota Area
  • Rochester Minnesota Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Duluth Minnesota Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
Where Grads Work
  • Microsoft
  • Sanford Health
  • Target
  • Wells Fargo
  • Cargill
  • U.S. Bank
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • ThreeM
  • Bobcat Company
  • IBM
  • Boston Scientific
  • Medtronic
  • University of Minnesota
  • US Army
  • Mayo Clinic
What Grads Do
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Marketing
  • Administrative
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
495 - 645
540 - 645
1040 - 1360
20 - 25
21 - 27
21 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 440 - 610 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

Free ACT and SAT test prep

Free SAT test prep

Applicants 5,599 2,876 2,723
% Admitted 93% 92% 93%
% Admits That Enroll 44% 47% 41%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.43
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (23%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (14%)
    Education (12%)
    Theology (9%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (9%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (4%)
    Psychology (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    History (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Social Sciences (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Foreign Languages
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

    Net price calculator

    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$9,414 $19,891
    Books & Supplies$800 $800
    Cost of Living$8,822 $8,822
    Personal Expenses$3,400 $3,400
    Sticker Price$22,436 $32,227

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    90% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship62%$5,149
    Federal Grants22%$4,486
    Pell Grants22%$4,065
    Other Federal21%$450
    State & Local Grants25%$2,154
    Institutional Grants40%$4,072
    Student Loans67%$9,282
    Federal Loans65%$5,590
    Other Loans27%$9,602

    Financial aid office

    Free scholarship search

    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $514,931

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $22,567.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,000 $240

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,698 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $48,200

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.77 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 32% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 2 2
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 4 3
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionProfessions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

    Similar Academic Schools