Technology in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Technology Programs in North Dakota

Each year, roughly 3.0% of North Dakota students graduate with degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 539 technology professionals graduate from North Dakota's 14 technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a technology program is University of Mary. University of Mary, which was ranked 44th in the country in 2010, is located in Bismarck. 20 students graduated with a degree in technology from University of Mary in 2010. Tuition at University of Mary was $13,024 per year.

Minot State University, which is located in Minot, is the second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. 36 students graduated with degree in technology from Minot State University in 2010. Students at Minot State University paid $5,637 per year in tuition fees.

University of North Dakota, which was ranked 48th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in North Dakota that has a technology program. It is located in Grand Forks. In 2010, 66 students graduated from University of North Dakota technology program. Tuition at University of North Dakota was $6,934 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of North Dakota's technology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,410 per year, though tuition can range from $16,780 per year to $2,000 per year. The North Dakota technology schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Jamestown College - located in Jamestown, students are charged $16,780 per year
  2. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year
  3. University of Mary - located in Bismarck, students are charged $13,024 per year

The technology schools in North Dakota that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Turtle Mountain Community College - located in Belcourt, students are charged $2,000 per year
  2. Bismarck State College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,356 per year
  3. Williston State College - located in Williston, students are charged $3,469 per year

A technology degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

The largest populations of North Dakota technology professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bottineau County - 80 technology professionals
  2. Clay County - 70 technology professionals
  3. Polk County - 60 technology professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of technology professionals in the state of North Dakota will grow to 390. This would require a 21% growth in the profession.


On average, technology professionals earn $52,500 per year. But, salaries for technology professional can vary. In 2010, technology professional made as little as less than $26,290 per year or as much as more than $100,090 per year in North Dakota. Technology professionals in the following North Dakota counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Polk County - $58,060 per year
  2. Bottineau County - $54,855 per year
  3. Clay County - $53,870 per year

The North Dakota counties with the lowest average salary for technology professionals are:

  1. Burleigh County - $51,280 per year
  2. Clay County - $53,870 per year
  3. Bottineau County - $54,855 per year

The technology professionals with highest average salaries in North Dakota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $55,700 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $49,300 per year

On average, the lowest paid technology professionals in North Dakota were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $55,700 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $49,300 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technology in North Dakota and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in North Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in North Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Technology in North Dakota
  • Certificate in Technology in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,552 miles from location University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND 33.3542 63% 13,172
6,735 miles from location Bismarck State College Bismarck ND 15.497 n/a 4,022
6,744 miles from location Minot State University Minot ND 52.2306 74% 3,649
6,733 miles from location University of Mary Bismarck ND 56.2951 43% 2,979
6,827 miles from location Dickinson State University Dickinson ND 18.0125 n/a 2,767
6,540 miles from location North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton ND 22.9555 n/a 2,650
6,548 miles from location Rasmussen College-North Dakota Fargo ND 17.0133 n/a 1,829
6,633 miles from location Lake Region State College Devils Lake ND 18.2292 n/a 1,702
6,668 miles from location Turtle Mountain Community College Belcourt ND 4.90555 n/a 1,058
6,635 miles from location Jamestown College Jamestown ND 25.2366 40% 1,010
6,850 miles from location Williston State College Williston ND 19.661 n/a 952
6,699 miles from location Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau ND 19.0805 n/a 746
6,733 miles from location United Tribes Technical College Bismarck ND 13.4972 n/a 476
6,734 miles from location Sitting Bull College Fort Yates ND 8.13901 n/a 335

Curious what studying Technology gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in North Dakota

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + n/a $49,300
Instructional Coordinators + 220 $55,700 37.5%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are technology related jobs in North Dakota