North Dakota State University

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North Dakota State University
Type Public
Established 1890 (1890)
President Dean L. Bresciani
Provost Beth Ingram
Location Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Yellow and green
Nickname Bison

North Dakota State University (NDSU), is a public research university that sits on a 258-acre campus in Fargo, in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The institution was originally founded as an agricultural college. NDSU is classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 14,500 students, and it ranked 101 among "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
30 credit hours, in either a thesis or comprehensive study option
Available online? No
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Informatics with Bioinformatics specialization
90 credit hours; 13 credits of core courses, four support courses, 15 credits of electives, and research
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  2. "North Dakota State University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 17 November 2016.