UND Online | Degrees & Courses

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UND Online

Leaders in online education.

We began educating at a distance in 1911 with correspondence by mail courses. Today, we offer hundreds of online courses, degree programs and continuing education opportunities to students across the globe.


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Compare UND’s 40+ Engineering-related certificates and degrees. Our online programs consistently rank among the best for affordability.

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Forensic Psychology (M.A.)

Jump into the country's #1 online Forensic Psychology master's program. Take all online classes and graduate in 2 years.

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Public Health (M.P.H.)

Join UND’s top-ranked M.P.H. program that boasts a 100% employment rate. Choose what you specialize in and land your dream job.

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Pick from 40+ online Education-related certificates and degrees. Specialize your training and get into the field immediately.

Two Types of Online Courses

Take 3 to 9 months to complete Self-Paced Enroll Anytime courses or enroll in Semester-Based courses and follow the academic calendar.
Both online courses appear the same on your transcript.

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The UND Difference

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Online Tutoring

All online students receive free access to our 24/7 online tutoring service.

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Student Resources

Both online and on-campus students have access to an array of services including career advice, writing help and tech support.

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Accredited Online Education

We're fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and recognized nationally as leaders in quality online education.

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The cost of attending UND varies by the type of online course or degree program you take.

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Enroll Anytime Online Courses

Courses are billed $355.85 per credit with no additional fees.

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A Future that Works

UND's loan default rate is much lower than the national average of 7.3% - evidence our graduates have successful careers.
Compare UND's cost and reputation to major online institutions.

Institution 2018 Loan Default Rate  2017 Loan Default Rate
University of North Dakota 2.8% 2.9%
Western Governors University 3% 4.1%
Grand Canyon University 5% 5.8%
Capella University 5.2% 6.5%
Walden University 4.7% 6.8%
Liberty University 6.3% 8.5%
DeVry University 8.6% 10.1%
University of Phoenix 8.7% 11.1%
Purdue University Global 9.5% 11.2%
Southern New Hampshire University 8.7% 12.5%
American Public University 9.4% 15.2%

Source: Official Cohort Default Rates for Schools last updated September 2021

The cohort default rate is a metric published by the U.S. Department of Education that shows how prior students at colleges have fared at repaying their student loans.