International Student Admissions

With over 1,000 international students from 88 nations, UND offers a variety of cultural, recreational and academic programs.

Located in Grand Forks, N.D., the University of North Dakota has over 225+ fields of study. Our school is the best school on the Northern Plains with world-recognized graduate and online programs.

We offer international students an experience like no other. You'll work with faculty that are experts in the field. You'll gain experience in research and hands-on learning. And, you'll become part of the UND family.


We celebrate each other's culture during our Thursday Night Cultural Series and display our diversity the annual Feast of Nations celebration.

On campus, the UND International Center is here to help. They can questions you might have from academic support to student visas or American culture.

Paying for college

At UND, you'll find one of the best education values in the nation. It's our priority to help all students afford UND through financial aid, including scholarships and loans.


While many scholarships to U.S. schools seem to be only for U.S. citizens, there are some for which international and Canadian students are eligible. Contact the Financial Aid Office and search the Scholarship Central.

For Undergraduate Students:

International students should also check with their departments for additional academic scholarships.

Living, working and research

Take the next steps to learn about opportunities to live, work and research on campus.

UND campus aerial photoOn-Campus Living

UND has 13 residence halls and over 850 on-campus apartments, giving you many options for living on campus.

UND students on campusOur Town

Consistently ranked among America's best college towns, let this vibrant city on the western banks of the Red River surprise you.

Dining at WilkersonDining On-Campus

From the new dining centers, fast food at the Union or a quick bite at convenience stores, there's everything on campus.

Computer work at deskResearch opportunities

UND is a Carnegie Doctoral Research Institution with an international reputation for research and scholarship.

 UND campus and English Coulee

Virtual View

Experience UND

The state's flagship university sits on 550 acres along the meandering English Coulee in the heart of this vibrant Midwestern city. Large trees, open green spaces and community gathering areas are the perfect spots to relax or study.

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UND by the Numbers


Nations represented at UND


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international students at UND


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