NDSU Admissions

The application fee is $35 for applying undergraduate school and $35 for graduate school at North Dakota State University-Main Campus. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$35
Admission Informationhttps://www.ndsu.edu/admission/
Online Applicationhttps://www.ndsu.edu/admission/admission_information/application/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 92.53% and yield is 43.91%. 2,876 men and 2,723 women applied to NDSU and 2,653 men and 2,528 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,247 men and 1,028 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,5992,8762,723
Admitted5,1812,6532,528
Enrolled2,2751,2471,028
Acceptance Ratio 92.53%92.25%92.84%
Yield 43.91%47.00%40.66%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 67 students (3% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,226 students (98%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 630 and 25th percentile is 543. The SAT Math score is 645 (75th) and 540 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 78 (75th percentile) and 78 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing543630
SAT Math540645
ACT Composite2126
ACT Math2127
ACT English2025
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at North Dakota State University-Main Campus are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,149, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

NDSU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes North Dakota State University-Main Campus application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see NDSU online application page .
NDSU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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