Eleven institutions participate in the North Dakota Student Association. If you are interested in joining NDSA, please contact the head delegate for your school.
Bismarck State College, an innovative community college, offers high quality education, workforce training, and enrichment programs reaching local and global communities. Bismarck State College was a bold, Depression-era experiment. As North Dakota's first two-year city college, BSC became an example for others and over the years has grown at a pace most likely unforeseen by its early promoters.
Head delegate: Hunter Andes
Deep roots…wide vision: Dickinson State University, strategically located near stunning natural areas and in the midst of the booming energy industry, is a training ground for leaders and professionals in more than 75 fields of study in 10 academic areas. DSU’s innovative Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program prepares students for service-learning opportunities through challenging coursework, interactive team-building and research-based projects. DSU's campus will also be home to the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library.
Mayville State University is a small four-year college found between Grand Forks, North Dakota and Fargo, North Dakota. Mayville State University’s mission is to educate and guide students, as individuals, so that they may realize their full career potential and enhance their lives. MaSU does this in an environment that reflects its tradition of personal service, commitment to innovative technology-enriched education and dynamic learning relationships with community, employers and society. MaSU’s vision is to be known for continuing academic excellence in a cooperative, enjoyable learning environment that anticipates and responds to individual needs.
Head delegate: Brady Eichelberger
NDSCS has enjoyed a tradition of academic excellence since 1903. With an average annual enrollment of over 3,000 students and over 80 fully accredited academic options and programs, NDSCS has something to offer to anyone looking for a two-year technical degree or transfer option. Lively residence life, strong athletic programs and over 30 student clubs and organizations round out the wide variety of extracurricular activities at NDSCS, giving it a very familial feel NDSCS serves the Southeast region, with locations in Wahpeton and Fargo.
Head delegate: Josh Chupp
Williston State is an institution of personal growth and discovery. Let us help you get started on the path of academic accomplishment by beginning your college journey with us. As a two-year institution, we offer smaller class sizes to allow you more time with your instructors and to help you prepare for your transition to a four-year institution. We also offer many different certifications and degrees in technical skills and areas to get you started in the workforce in two years or less.
Head delegate: Eliel LaFavor
Dakota College at Bottineau has evolved a long way from its forestry-school beginnings. We still offer top-notch preparation for careers in natural resource areas; that's a given. But we've branched out into more than 30 disciplines, offering certificates and degrees as diverse as information technology, healthcare and marketing. If you're looking for an affordable, high-quality education in a down-to-earth environment, there's a niche for you at Dakota College at Bottineau.
Lake Region State College has been accredited since 1973 and serves a vital role in the community, region, state, and nation for preparing students for success. They serve students wishing to start the first half of a bachelor’s degree to students eager to enter the workforce in the areas of technology, healthcare, energy, business, law enforcement, and many more trades and technical areas.
Head delegate: Jasmine Swinland
Minot State University provide students an exceptional education at one of the most affordable prices in the nation. MiSU is committed to individual student success: with a student-teacher ratio of 14:1, class sizes are optimal for hands on learning. MiSU encourages student involvement in research; they emphasize campus and community engagement; and their strong athletic programs participate in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference in the NCAA Division II. MiSU is an international campus, with students from 28 countries - many from Canada. Most U.S. students hail from North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota. Nearly all 50 states and several Native American tribes are represented in their student body and on their faculty. They have a strong study abroad program allowing MiSU students to study nearly anywhere in the world. Minot State University: A place to have the experience of a lifetime. And Be seen. Be heard.
Head delegate: Kevin Gilgallon
North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student-focused, land-grant, research university, ranked by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education among the top 108 public and private universities in the country. NDSU offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. NDSU students spend their time participating in various student organizations and watching their athletic teams, including the fan-favorite 4-time national champions - the NDSU Bison football team.
Head delegate: Jacob Dailey
The University of North Dakota (UND) is the state's oldest and largest University, with nearly 15,000 students and 225+ fields of study. UND's diverse student body represents all 50 states and over 60 countries. NCAA Division 1 athletics gives UND fans across the country something to look forward to every season. Student life is an important element of the UND experience. With service-learning groups, internships, leadership positions in 275+ clubs and organizations, and studying abroad, there are plenty of ways make a difference.
Head delegate: Brett Bachmeier
VCSU enhances the learning experience by providing full-time students with access to their own laptop, advanced multimedia technology, high-speed wireless networking, and classrooms equipped with the latest educational technology. A student-faculty ratio of about 11:1 gives students one-to-one access to faculty in ways that are impossible at other universities. Recognized as either the #1 or #2 public regional college in the Midwest by U.S. News in each of the last sixyears. The university is located in the southeastern part of the state in the city from which the institution takes its name. The 55-acre campus, one of the most attractive in North Dakota, is bordered on the south by a forested hillside and on the north by the Sheyenne River. The entire campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District.
Head delegate: Jordan Bushaw