About UND

The University of North Dakota (UND) is the state's oldest university, equipping students with the insights to lead and the skills to make a difference.

Location
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Enrollment
13,847
Founded
1883
Accreditation
Higher Learning Commission

Key Facts

93%

UND graduates employed or continuing education

24 

Average class size

225+

Academic program offerings

17 

NCAA Division I athletics teams

13%

Lower tuition and fees than similar institutions in 11-state region

250+

Student clubs and organizations

Rankings

Every accredited college or university offers education, but not every school prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability and career outcomes. And it's not just for our on-campus programs; year-after-year our online programs climb the ranks.

Leaders in Action

We focus on our goals with the eye of a hawk and rise above whatever challenges come our way. We are leaders that do and doers that lead.

Read the stories of our Leaders in Action.


A Future That Works

Our graduates are prepared for a lifetime of success – 85% of UND graduates are employed in positions related to their UND education. 

Do you know what degree you will pursue? Search our academic program database to find what interests you.

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The Engine of Opportunity

As the only university in the state with graduate, law and medical schools, UND continues to lead in educating the region's doctors, lawyers, engineers, scientists and business professionals.

1500 

Jobs created by UND as the state's primary center for professional education

300

State-wide economic impact of UND research

As the Energy U, Medical U and Unmanned U, we will continue to serve as the chief opportunity engine for this state and its citizens.President Mark KennedyInaugural Address, October 10, 2016

Piercing Vision

Our mission is to provide transformative learning, discovery and community engagement opportunities for developing tomorrow's leaders.