• Rasmussen College is a private 4-year and 2-year granting College with campuses in Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota. Rasmussen College offers day, evening, and online programs. Rasmussen College is part of the Rasmussen College, Inc. system.

School Highlights

Rasmussen College-North Dakota serves 653 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is same as the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • In-state tuition: $10,764
  • Out-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Rasmussen College-North Dakota ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Dakota for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Rasmussen College-North Dakota
(ND) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
60 staff
99 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Rasmussen College-North Dakota has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Rasmussen College-North Dakota diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
653 students
1,131 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
407 students
515 students
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# Part-Time Students
246 students
616 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
813 students
302 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
399 students
515 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
8 students
8 students
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ND All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,455 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
259 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
2%
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% Asian
3%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
4%
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% Black
11%
4%
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% White
59%
74%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
18%
10%
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Diversity Score
0.60
0.44
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
1.25%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.31%
0.31%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,100
$38,300
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $10,764 is more than the state average of $5,568. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,764 is more than the state average of $8,210. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$10,764
$5,568
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,764
$8,210
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
90%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$20,000
$10,754
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Rasmussen College-North Dakota and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in ND by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,332
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
86%
86%
This chart display the percent admitted of Rasmussen College-North Dakota and the community college average percent admitted of ND by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Rasmussen College is dedicated to serving our communities by recognizing the diverse needs of individuals. We encourage personal and professional development through respect, appreciation, and a commitment to general education as a foundation for life-long learning. As an institution of higher learning, the College is committed to preparing students to be active, productive and successful contributors to a global community. Rasmussen College was founded in Fargo, North Dakota, in 1902 by Mr. & Mrs. H. H. Aaker. Due to the specialized course offerings and individualized attention at Rasmussen, the College quickly gained success and strong student enrollment. In 1905, a second campus location opened in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The Aaker's family chose to focus their attention on the Grand Forks location in 1912 and sold the Fargo Campus to another college system. Programs offered at Rasmussen includes Accounting, Banking & Finance, Business Management, Sales & Marketing, Travel Business Management, Executive Administrative Assistant, Legal Office Specialist, and Medical Office Specialist. Rasmussen College strives to provide life-long learning skills and values to its students. As such, many graduates elect to pursue additional education, certifications, and degrees after completing an Rasmussen program. Our specialty is career training designed to provide you with maximum job placement potential in a short amount of time. Taking an online program from Rasmussen College is a great way to broaden your career opportunities without sacrificing time for your family, job or activities. Online classes allow you to do your coursework when it's most convenient for you, in a time that is flexible to accommodate your other responsibilities. Programs offered includes Online Accounting Program, Online Allied Health Programs, Online Business Management Programs and Online Crime Management Program. Rasmussen College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and is operating by authorization of the North Dakota State Board for Vocational and Technical Education.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rasmussen College-North Dakota cost?

Rasmussen College-North Dakota's tuition is approximately $10,764 for In-State students and $10,764 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Rasmussen College-North Dakota?

The acceptance rate of Rasmussen College-North Dakota is 86%, which is equal to the state average of 86%.

What is Rasmussen College-North Dakota's ranking?

Rasmussen College-North Dakota ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Dakota for: Diversity in US community colleges and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 653 students
  • In-state tuition: $10,764
  • Out-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 41%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For North Dakota public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,568 per year for in-state students and $8,210 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

North Dakota community colleges have a diversity score of 0.44, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in North Dakota is Rasmussen College-North Dakota. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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