North Dakota Technical Schools


A technical school can help prepare students for a career in electronics and computer technology industries, in accounting, office, and new media technologies, and in maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to fit your degree path will be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a solid reputation. Fortunately, several North Dakota technical schools fit the bill.

North Dakota technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. North Dakota’s best technical schools include United Tribes Technical College, (est. 1969), Dickinson State University (est. 1916), and Bismarck State College (est. 1939). Bismarck State College offers 35 technical programs for students across North Dakota and the U.S.

Overall, the state of North Dakota has 14 public and 8 private institutions with more than 44,257 students enrolled. There are thousands of students enrolled in technical schools across the U.S. and in North Dakota with more than 4,500 students enrolled in the state’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for North Dakota Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at public North Dakota technical schools is $5,765 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private North Dakota technical school is $10,465 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online North Dakota technical schools start at around $150 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $200 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board costs for public North Dakota colleges is $5,368 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus North Dakota Technical Schools and Enrollment

United Tribes Technical College (avg. enrollment, 604 students)
Dickinson State University (avg. enrollment, 2,670 students)
Bismarck State College (avg. enrollment, 3,591 students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in North Dakota  

United Tribes Technical College Online
Dickinson State University Online
Bismarck State College-Continuing Education Department

Accredited North Dakota Technical Schools

United Tribes Technical College
Dickinson State University
Bismarck State College

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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