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North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University seal.svg
Former names
North Dakota Agricultural College (1890–1960)
Type Public
Land-grant
Flagship
Established 1890
Endowment $201.6 million (2017)
President Dean L. Bresciani
Provost Ken Grafton
Academic staff
885
Administrative staff
1,723
Students 14,358
Location , ,
U.S.

46°53′30″N 96°48′00″W / 46.8917°N 96.8000°W / 46.8917; -96.8000Coordinates: 46°53′30″N 96°48′00″W / 46.8917°N 96.8000°W / 46.8917; -96.8000
Campus Urban – Fargo Campus: 258 acres (1.0 km²)
Colors Green and Yellow
         
Athletics NCAA Division I
Summit League
Missouri Valley Football Conference
Big 12
Nickname Bison ("Thundering Herd")
Affiliations North Dakota University System
APLU
Mascot Thundar
North Dakota State University wordmark.svg

North Dakota State University is a university in Fargo. This school was established in 1890 as the North Dakota Agricultural College. The school name was changed to North Dakota State University around 1960.

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