Best North Dakota Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 6 community colleges serving 11,387 students in North Dakota (5 public colleges and 1 private colleges).
For North Dakota community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,270 per year for in-state students and $7,571 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,764 per year (view national tuition costs).
North Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 27% (majority Black and Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 21:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(ND) School Average
American Indian
Two or more races
Non Resident
ND All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top North Dakota Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 1801 College Dr N
    Devils Lake ND  58301
    (701) 662-1600

    2,072 students
  • 800 N 6th St
    Wahpeton ND  58076
    (701) 671-2403

    2,957 students
  • 1500 Edwards Ave.
    Bismarck ND  58506
    (701) 224-5400

    3,778 students
  • 105 Simrall Blvd
    Bottineau ND  58318
    (800) 542-6866

    1,006 students
  • 4012 19th Avenue SW
    Fargo ND  58103
    (701) 277-3889

    615 students
  • 1410 University Ave
    Williston ND  58801
    (888) 863-9455

    959 students
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