Students hoping to attend college in North Dakota will find options ranging from large public universities to a tiny Christian college. The mission, personality, and admissions standards for the state's colleges vary widely. To help you determine if your SAT scores are on target for your favorite North Dakota colleges, the table below can help. The table presents the middle 50% of SAT scores for matriculated students. If your scores fall within or above this range, you're in a strong position for admission. If your scores are below the lower number, keep in mind that 25% of enrolled students were in the same position.
It's important to put the SAT in perspective. The exam is just one part of the application, and a strong academic record with challenging college preparatory classes is even more important than test scores. Also, some colleges will consider qualitative measures such as your application essay, extracurricular activities and letters of recommendation.
Because the ACT is so much more popular than the SAT in North Dakota, UND does not report SAT scores.
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data from the National Center for Educational Statistics
|SAT Scores for North Dakota Colleges (mid 50%)
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|Bismarck State College||open-admissions|
|Dickinson State University||390||525||400||510||370||460|
|Mayville State University||open-admissions|
|Minot State University||440||530||450||563||420||500|
|North Dakota State University||480||610||490||620||-||-|
|Sitting Bull College||open-admissions|
|Trinity Bible College||open-admissions|
|University of Mary||410||579||479||678||-||-|
|University of North Dakota||470||585||500||620||460||570|
|Valley City State University||400||500||400||520||-||-|
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