University of North Dakota campus successes

October 5, 2017

Enrollment progress

The University of North Dakota made progress in a variety of enrollment categories for the fall of 2017. Compared to last year, our new freshman are up 1%, transfers are up 5%, and our professional enrollment is up 4%. Our freshman class also represents the best academically prepared UND freshman class, with an average high school GPA of 3.47 and an average ACT score of 24.


Top 25 Innovative Schools

UND is proud to be named to as one of the Top 25 Most Innovative Schools by U.S. News. This places our university in the company of innovative powerhouses such as MIT, Yale, and Stanford. This list is created through surveys of college presidents, provosts, and admissions deans, showing that UND is known to its peers as being on the cutting-edge of change in higher education.


FED Pres. visits UND

UND welcomed the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, to campus to kick off this year’s Eye of the Hawk Lecture Series. Mr. Kashkari spoke in front of hundreds of students, faculty, staff, and community members on the state of the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve.