NDSU is an R1 research institution as defined by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. R1 is the top Carnegie status and is presented to only the top research institutions in the country that have a high level of research expenditures and produce PhD graduates across a balanced portfolio of disciplines.
With more than $155 million in research expenditures in FY 2020 alone, NDSU also ranks 97 among 415 public universities by the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey (HERD).
Is North Dakota State University a good school?
Is NDSU a hard school?
It may be a small school in the middle of nowhere, but it is still very tough and the teachers expect a lot out of the students.