Best North Dakota Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 community colleges serving 10,963 students in North Dakota (6 public colleges and 0 private colleges).
For North Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,568 per year for in-state students and $8,210 for out-of-state students. (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include North Dakota State College of Science.
North Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 20% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(ND) School Average
American Indian
2%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
4%
White
80%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
2%
ND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked North Dakota Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
800 N 6th St
Wahpeton, ND 58076
(701) 671-2403
| 2,829 students
Bismarck State College
Public
1500 Edwards Ave.
Bismarck, ND 58506
(701) 224-5400
| 3,716 students
Dakota College at Bottineau
Dakota College at Bottineau Photo
Public
105 Simrall Blvd
Bottineau, ND 58318
(701) 228-2277
| 1,060 students
Lake Region State College
Public
1801 College Dr N
Devils Lake, ND 58301
(701) 662-1600
| 1,771 students
4012 19th Avenue SW
Fargo, ND 58103
(701) 277-3889
| 628 students
Williston State College
Williston State College Photo - WSC competes in 6 varsity sports. Hockey, Men's and Women's basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball.
Public
1410 University Avenue
Williston, ND 58801
(701) 774-4200
| 959 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in North Dakota?
There are 6 community colleges serving 10,963 students in North Dakota.
How much do community colleges cost in North Dakota?
For North Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,568 per year for in-state students and $8,210 for out-of-state students.
What are the top ranked community colleges in North Dakota?
The best top ranked community colleges in North Dakota include North Dakota State College of Science.
What is community college diversity score in North Dakota?
North Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in North Dakota?
Community colleges in North Dakota are approximately 20% minority students (majority Black and Hispanic).

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