Summary

Fall Enrollment: 2,942 (2022-2023)
Types of Degrees: Associate Degree, Certificate
Number of Programs: 35
Average Class Size: 16
Student to Facultiy Ratio: 12 to 1

The Complete College Experience

Living at NDSCS in Wahpeton provides a full college experience that is convenient, affordable and fun! And with student clubs and organizations, performing arts, free events for students, athletics and intramural sports, there are plenty of ways for students to get involved.

6 Traditional Residence Halls
3 Apartment Complexes, for student or family living
2 Student Center Dining Options: Flickertail Dining Room or Wild Grounds Café
4 Dining Plan Options
Fitness Facilities: Wildcat Wellness Center, Weight Room, Indoor Track, Swimming Pool and more!
30+ Student Clubs and Organizations
3 Performing Arts: Band, Choir and Theater
250+ Fun student events throughout the year
6 NJCAA Teams: Volleyball, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Softball and Baseball.
8 Intramural Sports
Competition teams: Including Clay Target and eSports

Wahpeton

Wahpeton, N.D. is located 25 miles west of Interstate 94 in Minnesota, 10 miles east of Interstate 29 in North Dakota and just across the South Dakota border. For some students, Wahpeton will seem big, for others small…but before long, we guarantee it will feel like home.

Fargo

NDSCS-Fargo is located in north Fargo, a city of more than 110,000 people, near North Dakota’s eastern border with Moorhead, Minn., a city of roughly 39,000. Students enjoy easy access to Interstates 29 and 94, Hector International Airport and the Fargodome. NDSCS-Fargo is a one-stop location for on-the-go students, with convenient classes and support.

Admission Requirements

NDSCS is an open-enrollment college; all students are eligible to apply. However, many academic programs do have specific admission requirements. Students are encouraged to apply early, as some programs and residential life facilities fill up quickly. Visit www.ndscs.edu for more detailed information.

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission
For more information, visit: https://www.hlcommission.org/component/directory/?Action=ShowBasic&Itemid=&instid=1521.

2021-2022 Annual Estimated Costs (N.D. Resident or Living on Campus)

Live and dine on campus and pay in-state tuition rates. Tuition and fees based on 32 credit hours per year. Housing based on living at NDSCS in Wahpeton.

TUITION & FEES $5,646
HOUSING A& MEALS $6,668
BOOKS & SUPPLIES $1,000
ANNUAL TOTAL *$13,314
All rates are for two semesters. The average amount for per-credit fees is $842 for all states (excluding campus-approved fees). The remainder is tuition for an average of 16 credits per semester. Room/board amount is the total of a double room ($3,124) and a 225-meal plan ($3,544). The total does not include personal expenses and additional program costs (tools, uniforms, computer, instructional fees, etc.).

For specific program cost estimates, go to ndscs.edu/paying-for-college.

Scholarships

About 94 percent of students qualify for financial aid, and the NDSCS Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships each year. The scholarship application is online at www.ndscs.edu/scholarships.

There are no deadlines for applications, but some programs fill up fast and some scholarships are awarded based on application submission (first-come, first-serve).

Scholarships start to be awarded on October 1st each year.

See admission requirements and procedures at www.ndscs.edu/catalog.

There are no deadlines for applications, but some programs fill up fast and some scholarships are awarded based on application submission (first-come, first-serve).

Scholarships start to be awarded on October 1st each year.

See admission requirements and procedures at www.ndscs.edu/catalog.

Types of Distance Education

NDSCS-Fargo, online classes, interactive television, on-site courses and early entry classes for high school students.

NDSCS Pride

Your Future Starts Here

There are so many reasons to choose NDSCS. What’s yours? A 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio means smaller class sizes, more one-on-one time with instructors and a tight-knit community of peers. Our close partnerships with business and industry provide students with the latest equipment, tools and technology for hands-on learning, that often lead to high-paying careers well before graduation. We call it the science of success. You’ll call it the best way to get where you’re going. Schedule a visit or take a virtual tour online at ndscs.edu/visit

Points of Pride

  • We’re a 2-year college offering 80+ academic options to choose from.
  • A 97% placement rate means chances are you could be employed or continuing your education right after graduation.
  • Business and industry partners provide opportunities for one-of-a-kind internships as part of your education.
  • Hands-on learning on state-of-the-art equipment will give you an edge no matter where your future takes you.
  • Enjoy a full college experience and earn your degree for a fraction of the cost and in half the time.
  • 71% of students attend tuition free through grants, scholarships and sponsorships..
  • Take advantage of our partnership with Tri-College University and sign up for additional electives and specialty programs available at other area colleges.

NDSCS Students

North Dakota State College of Science

800 Sixth Street North
Wahpeton, ND 58076–0002
701.671.2401
800.342.4325
www.ndscs.edu

Enrollment Services (including Financial Aid)

Residential Life

800.342.4325

North Dakota State College of Science - Fargo

1305 19th Ave. North
Fargo, ND 58102
701.231.6900
ndscs.fargoprograms@ndscs.edu