The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, a member of the North Dakota University System, is an open door, comprehensive two-year college offering curriculums in applied science, technologies, health, business, and transfer fields.
It began operation in 1903 and is the second oldest public junior college in the United States. NDSCS offers over 80 programs at the certificate, diploma, and associate degree levels, including Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees.
It has a full-time faculty of 144, many adjunct faculty and several part-time instructors. Annual enrollment averages approximately 2,400 students from North Dakota and surrounding states of Minnesota, South Dakota, and Montana, as well as from greater distances. Annual graduate placement in technology, health, and business fields averages between 94-96 percent.