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University of North Dakota Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 2,298 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 26 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

44% Women
56% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Big Sky Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $124,179)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $74,497)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 65 73 - -
Baseball 32 - - -
Basketball 15 22 - Yes
Football 100 - - -
Golf 8 12 - -
Ice Hockey 26 32 - Yes
Soccer - 24 - Yes
Softball - 24 - -
Swimming and Diving 23 27 - -
Tennis 8 9 - -
Volleyball - 20 - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Lacrosse - - - Yes
Mountaineering/Climbing - - - Yes
Other Sports - - - Yes
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - - Yes
Roller Hockey - - - Yes
Skiing - - - Yes
Swimming - - - Yes
Wrestling - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 2.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.1%
Hispanic 1.8%
Non-resident alien 6.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.3%
Two or more races 2.1%
White/non-Hispanic 78.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 88
Liquor Law Violation 99
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 8
Property Crime 6

Notable Alumni

  • Sam Anderson, "Lost" and "ER" actor
  • Richard Fontaine, former CEO of Gamestop
  • Phil Jackson, former NBA coach
  • Karen Nyberg, NASA astronaut
  • Ed Schafer, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and Governor of North Dakota
  • Sally Smith, President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Dave St. Peter, President of the Minnesota Twins
Reviews Dorm Life
  • JH from Grand Forks, ND
  • 4
  • Dorm life at UND is fun. Most if not all of the RA's are friendly and not stereotypical in the least bit. Within any given dorm the outgoing atmosphere is…

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  • Student from Washington
  • 3
  • I can't personally account for the dorm life on UND's campus as I live off-campus. I do hear from other students about a lack of air conditioning in many residence…

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  • Anonymous
  • 5
  • Seemed nice enough. Looking forward to getting the college experience living in the dorms. …

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  • Karin from North Dakota
  • 4
  • i live in fulton hall. it is an honor's dorm, it is usually quiet here, with lots of nooks with study desks to study in outside your room. the bathrooms…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Mikayla from Bismarck, ND
  • I am a current student here

    Wilkerson and Squires both have amazing food. It does get a little old after a while, but there are always plenty options available to choose from.

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  • 5
  • Sara from Blaine
  • I am a current student here

    The food is good, I'm picky but can always find something. I tend to eat at Wilkerson all the time since it is closest to my dorm.

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  • 5
  • Looking Forward
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food is amazing. There is a to go area so that you can bring food from the dining center to anywhere on campus. They also have a meal plan where you can go as many times as you want a day and it would still cost the same, no extra charge.

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Was pleasantly surprised by the dining hall during the visit. Wilkerson is new and was very nice. Seem to have a lot of options between the 3 dining centers and the smaller dining halls at the med school and airport.

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  • 4
  • Krista from Grand Forks, ND
  • I am a current student here

    I have been impressed with the dining halls at UND. Sunday-Thursday they are open late until 11pm, and open until 8pm on Friday and Saturday. There are 3 in different locations throughout campus. They have a wide-variety of different foods offered and always a salad bar open. The

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  • 2
  • Student from Washington
  • I am a current student here

    Again, I can't personally attest to the food and dining on campus. I did recently here from a majority of students in one of my classes that the dining halls lack consistency in the quality and availability of food. Also, buying food on campus tends to be more expensive than the grocery store counterpart. In other words, your money doesn't go as far when you spend it at the University's convenience stores and snack kiosks.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Mikayla from Bismarck, ND
  • I am a current student here

    There are so many frats and sororities on campus and they are so welcoming and nice. The girls are not mean and catty like you see in movies and the guys are not all buff and jerky. They are super welcoming to non-greeks.

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  • 0
  • Lilly potter
  • I am a current student here

    I am not greek. I thought about it. I chose not to tho. it is pricey so it a personal thing.

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  • 0
  • Dylan from Kulm, ND
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life can play an extensive part of a student's life at UND if he or she wishes it to. There is an entire week dedicated to recruitment and the school seems to plan around it.

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  • 0
  • Emily from Grand Forks, ND
  • I am a current student here

    There is a substantial collection of both fraternities and sororities, but I don't especially know much of anything about them. The girls I met last year who were in sororities were not the kind of people that I wanted to be closely associated with, so I avoided the scene.

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  • 0
  • Luca from Grand Forks, ND
  • I am a current student here

    There are a lot of fraternity and sororities on campus. They have their rush twice a year and well, the rest is what you all know.

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  • 0
  • Amber from Shakopee, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is very big on campus. Throughout the year various activities are put on by the different houses to help the non-profit organization they are connected with.

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  • 0
  • Michaela from Proctor, MN
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life is huge here. So many people are involved and it is a great way to meet new people and put yourself out there.

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