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Early Hawk gets the worm

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The early Fighting Hawk catches more than just worms. Students who take care of their University of North Dakota business now — rather than a month or two later — have the best chance to catch scholarships and the first choice of housing and courses for fall 2022. Here’s what your student needs to do […]

Secure a spot in Nursing, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy early

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Nursing Direct Admission Program If your student has an interest in nursing, UND offers a direct admission program for high-achieving high school seniors. As many as 20 qualified seniors will be selected for direct placement at UND. High school students who want to be considered for early admission first must apply for UND admission as a […]

Get ahead of the pack

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If your student has an extra hour in their school schedule, they might want to fit in a college class to get ahead.  With UND’s Self-Paced Enroll Anytime courses, your student can enroll in online classes and earn college credit for their general electives before they even leave home. They have the flexibility to complete their […]

Breaking barriers through language

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Cheyden Paulson speaks four languages. He is the recipient of a prestigious federal scholarship. At UND, he is majoring in international studies and Spanish, and he’s aiming for a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Not bad, for a 20-year-old from a town of about 500 in North Dakota’s ranch country. Paulson’s path began on a […]

Free money for school

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Your student can be eligible for free money and low-interest loans to help fund their education in as little as 30 minutes with UND’s Scholarship Central and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If your student hasn’t already done so, make sure they use their 2020 income taxes to fill out their 2022-23 FAFSA […]

Save time with accelerated degrees

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College graduates who dream of landing a high-level job at premium pay straight out of school can increase their chances by putting an extra “M” (for master’s) on their resume. Of course, they have to earn it first. Accelerated and combined degrees allow your student to graduate from UND with their bachelor’s and master’s degrees […]

Skills that will put your student in demand

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A UND liberal arts education can help your student develop the marketable skills that will put them in demand in the workforce. Your student will learn how to work well with others within an ever-changing business environment, and in turn, make them more employable. These skills are different from technical skills, which are specifically required […]

For the love of space

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Halloween night, 2003. Four-year old Vincent Ledvina was trick-or-treating with his parents in Maplewood, Minn. Strange lights danced in the night sky, young Ledvina noticed. Those lights were Auroras, otherworldly phenomena produced by powerful solar bursts, dazzling observers in a display that became known as the Halloween Storms of 2003. “Even at age 4, I […]

Director’s welcome

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Happy fall! I hope you were able to enjoy some time off this summer and that your school year is off to a great start! At the University of North Dakota, we’re so excited to see students in person and busy learning in the classrooms and finding their passion through student organizations and activities. Our […]

Be our guest!

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Seeing is believing! Join us on campus and find out why we’re #UNDproud to call UND our home. We have plenty of options to visit campus — right on campus or virtually. Check out the schedule below to find the best time that works for you and your student.  Admissions Events 2021-22 Date Event or […]