University of North Dakota Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Grand Forks, ND, University of North Dakota is one of the best universities in the state of North Dakota. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of North Dakota in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of North Dakota.

University Station Grand Forks, ND 58202
Phone: (800) 225-5863
Web site:

Rankings: University of North Dakota

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 175
Average freshman retention rate: 76.2%
6-year graduation rate: 54.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 55%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): -1
Faculty resources ranking: 217
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 39.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 9.1%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 18:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 96.5%
Student selectivity ranking: 163
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-25
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 16%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 40%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 75.4%
Financial resources rank: 131
Alumni giving rank: 92
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 15.2%

University of North Dakota History

Essential Facts: University of North Dakota

  • This earned UND a #292 ranking on the Best Colleges for the Money list, when compared to other colleges and universities nationwide.
  • University of North Dakota is thought to be highly diverse across all factors, and is ranked #573 nationwide.
  • The University of North Dakota’s main campus sits in the middle of Grand Forks on University Avenue. The campus is made up of 240 buildings (6.4 million square feet) on 550 acres (2.2 km 2).

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 31%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 8%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 8%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 16%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 90%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA II
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, swimming, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station