Best Colleges in Fargo

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Booming oil business creating booming education and careers

Fargo may be famous for its 1996 "homespun murder story," but don't worry, the crime rate is lower than average here. Fargo also has renowned colleges and universities in its midst — about 7, in fact. and as the center of agriculture, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and education within the region, there are jobs to be found. The unemployment rate of 2.4% is the 2nd lowest in the country, after its North Dakota neighbor, Bismarck. Fargo even ranked in the No. 1 spot as the Forbes 2014 Best Small Place for Business and Careers, a dream come true for future graduates who crave a small-town feel.

With all the commerce available to young adults, it's a surprise that Fargo's cost of living is 3.2% below the national average, making this a great place to add to your savings as you make it through class. For even more affordable living, entertainment is easily accessible through the Fargo Theare and Fargodome with events hosted often by one of the three major universities around the area. Leave your mark on the culture of Fargo. Explore your options today.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics *Forbes.com *fargomoorhead.org *Wikipedia, "Fargo" *www.city-data.com/crime

Best Four Year Universities in Fargo

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN

Concordia College at Moorhead offers 129 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 763 students graduated with students earning 757 Bachelor's degrees, and 6 Master's degrees.

2 North Dakota State University-Main Campus Fargo, ND

North Dakota State University-Main Campus offers 355 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 3,365 students graduated with students earning 2,606 Bachelor's degrees, 474 Master's degrees, 243 Doctoral degrees, and 42 Certificates degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
3 Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, MN

Minnesota State University Moorhead offers 173 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 1,648 students graduated with students earning 1,389 Bachelor's degrees, 182 Master's degrees, 62 Certificates degrees, 15 Associate's degrees.

Based on 32 Reviews
4 Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead Moorhead, MN

Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead offers 19 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a outlying rural. In 2015, 76 students graduated with students earning 51 Associate's degrees, 14 Certificates degrees, and 11 Bachelor's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Concordia College at Moorhead Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN
5/5
12 : 1 2,177
North Dakota State University-Main Campus North Dakota State University-Main Campus Fargo, ND
3/5
23 : 1 14,516
Minnesota State University Moorhead Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead, MN
3/5
22 : 1 5,844
University Logo Moler Barber College Fargo, ND 8 : 1 8
University Logo Lynnes Welding Training Fargo, ND 7 : 1 21
Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead Minnesota School of Business-Moorhead Moorhead, MN
3/5
13 : 1 97
University Logo The Salon Professional Academy-Fargo Fargo, ND 13 : 1 89
University Logo Josef's West Academy Fargo, ND 11 : 1 41
University Logo Josef's School of Hair Design Inc-Fargo Downtown Fargo, ND 11 : 1 44

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