North Dakota State University

Location: Fargo, N.D.

Students: 14,000

The 411: This student-focused, land-grant, research university, is a top-ranked institution with 14,000 students. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas.

Minnesota State University Moorhead

Location: Moorhead, MN

Students: 6,000

The 411: With 6,000 students, MSUM offers a low student-to-faculty ratio and 247 academic programs, including some unique opportunities.

Concordia College

Location: Moorhead, MN

Students: 2,000

The 411: A liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Concordia offers students small classes, 50 majors and 12 preprofessional programs.

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Location: Moorhead, MN

Students: 2,500

The 411: The Moorhead campus of Minnesota State Community & Technical College (M State) gives nearly 2,500 students the opportunity to get hired in two years or less or transfer to a college or university to complete a four-year degree.

North Dakota State College of Science

Location: Fargo and Wahpeton, N.D.

Students: 3,000

The 411: One of the oldest residential two-year colleges in the country. NDSCS offers a complete collegiate experience, including outstanding academics, residence halls and a campus life with student clubs and organizations, fine arts and athletics.

Tri-College University

The 411: This unique cooperative agreement between Concordia, MSUM, NDSU, M State and NDSCS allows students enrolled at one of the schools to take classes at any of the other campuses without paying extra tuition or going through additional admission procedures.

Rasmussen College

Location: Fargo, N.D.

The 411: The Fargo campus of Rasmussen offers an extensive list of degrees in seven schools of study—many of which are available online.

University of Mary

Location: Fargo and Bismarck, N.D.

Students: 3,800

The 411: University of Mary is a Catholic Benedictine university that offers one of the most affordable private educations in the country. Its Fargo campus is one of 13.

University of Jamestown-Fargo campus

Location: Fargo and Jamestown

Students: 1,100

The 411: Housing the Doctor of Physical Program, the University of Jamestown Fargo campus is located in a state of art facility and provides professional preparation to graduate physical therapists focused on quality patient outcomes.

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