Quick Facts

History of NDSCS

NDSCS was founded in 1903 making it the second oldest public 2-year college in the country.

Fall Enrollment

Total 2023 Fall Enrollment was at 3,140 students.

North Dakota Students

74.3% of NDSCS students are from the state of North Dakota.

Minnesota Students

19.8% of NDSCS students are from the state of Minnesota.

Student-To-Faculty Ratio

  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio = 12 to 1
  • Average Class Size = 16 students


More than $1.4 million dollars is available for student scholarships

Student Housing

71.5% of full-time Wahpeton-based students choose to live on campus.

Academic Options at NDSCS

100 Career Pathways (38 Associate Degree Options, 8 Diploma Options, 16 Certificate Options)

Degrees Awarded

During the 2021-2022 academic year, 581 degrees were awarded to NDSCS students.

Placement Rate

97% of our 2022 graduates are employed or are continuing their education.

Estimated Costs

The estimated cost to attend NDSCS during the 2023-2024 academic year is $14,510. This includes tuition/fees, room and board, and books and supplies.

Student Life

  • Student Government
  • 30+ Student Clubs & Organizations
  • Performing Arts: Choir, Band & Theater
  • 8 Intramural Leagues
  • 6 Intercollegiate Athletic Teams
  • 2 Competition Teams - Clay Target and eSports

Social Media

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