2020 Best Online Colleges in North Dakota

These schools are the best online colleges in North Dakota based on alumni salaries and low-cost tuition. Ranked #1, offers a tuition rate of per year and has a median alumni salary of $102,500. , ranked #3, has over 50 online degrees available ranging from a Bachelor of General Studies to a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering. For those seeking an online BSN, offers an annual tuition of and has a median alumni salary of $84,700.

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2020 Online Colleges in North Dakota Ranking Details

For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.

Comprehensive List of Accredited Online Schools in North Dakota

Fourteen accredited schools in North Dakota, the vast majority of which are non-profits, offer online degree programs. Bismarck State College is an affordable option for students at the associate level; the school offers 18 online associate degrees across a variety of subjects including criminal justice, business administration, and nuclear power technology. At the graduate level, University of Mary offers an extensive list of master's degrees fully online. Located in Bismarck, this Catholic university has an enrollment of about 3,000 students.

At a Glance:

  • Ten of the schools on this list offer affordable tuition rates under $15,000 per year and every school has an annual tuition under $20,000.
  • In total, the North Dakota University System offers 51 online associate degrees, 41 online bachelor's degrees, 38 online graduate degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificate programs.
  • United Tribes Technical College is one of five tribal colleges in the state, providing education to thousands of Native American students in the country.


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