A true college town

With 30,000 higher education students, the region is alive with energy and opportunity. Fargo-Moorhead is home to Division I, II and III universities, a unique Tri-College University consortium, and a robust system of community, technical and business colleges.

North Dakota State University

This student-focused, land-grant, research university, is a top-ranked institution with 14,000 students. NDSU is listed in the National Science Foundation’s top 100 in several areas.

Minnesota State University Moorhead

With 6,000 students, this university offers a low student-to-faculty ratio and 247 academic programs, including some unique opportunities.

Concordia College

A four-year liberal arts college focused on preparing students to be ready for anything, Concordia offers 120+ programs of study, 22 NCAA Division III athletic teams, 19 performing music ensembles and hundreds of campus activities.

Tri-College University

This unique cooperative agreement between Concordia, MSUM, NDSU, MState and NDSCS allows students enrolled at one of the schools to take classes at any of the others without paying extra tuition or going through additional admission procedures.

Minnesota State Community & Technical College

The Moorhead campus of Minnesota State Community & Technical College gives nearly 2,500 students the opportunity to get hired in two years or less or transfer to a college or university to complete a four-year degree.

North Dakota State College of Science

One of the oldest residential two-year colleges in the country, NDSCS offers a complete collegiate experience, including outstanding academics, residence halls and a campus life with student clubs and organizations, fine arts and athletics.

Rasmussen College

The Fargo campus of Rasmussen offers an extensive list of degrees in seven schools of study—many of which are available online.

University of Mary

University of Mary is a Catholic Benedictine university that offers one of the most affordable private educations in the country. Its Fargo campus is one of 13.

University of Jamestown - Fargo Campus

Housing the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, the University of Jamestown Fargo campus is located in a state-of-the-art facility and provides professional preparation to graduate physical therapists focused on quality patient outcomes.