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Education is where Fargo Moorhead really shines. About 94 percent of people who live here have more than a high school education compared to an 88 percent nationwide. In addition, one in three people here is engaged in education in one way or another, and that’s part of the reason we have one of the best elementary and secondary systems in the nation. The network of private schools features everything from religious-based philosophies to Montessori programs. Fargo Moorhead also is home to Division I, II and III higher education systems, a unique Tri-College University consortium and a strong system of community, technical and business colleges.


Colleges and Universities located in Fargo Moorhead
Fall/Spring Enrollment 2021-2022

Name of Institution

Total Enrolled

Highest Degree Offered

Type of Institution
North Dakota State University 12,461 Professional, Doctorate Public Research, Land Grant
Minnesota State University Moorhead 5,079 Doctorate Public
Concordia College 1,855 Masters Private, Liberal Arts
Minnesota State Community & Technical College- Moorhead Campus 1,830 Associates Community and Technical
Rasmussen College 702 Bachelors Private, For-Profit
NDSCS 284 Associates Community and Technical
University of Jamestown 283 Doctorate Private, Liberal

*University of Mary- Fargo Campus enrollment information not available at the time of website update.

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