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North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University seal.svg
Established 1890
Type Public
Land-grant
Flagship
Endowment $201.6 million (2017)
President Dean L. Bresciani
Provost Ken Grafton
Academic staff 885
Admin. staff 1,723
Students 14,358
Location Fargo, North Dakota, 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)
Former names North Dakota Agricultural College (1890–1960)
Colors Green and Yellow
           
Athletics NCAA Division I
Summit League
Missouri Valley Football Conference
Big 12
Nickname Bison ("Thundering Herd")
Mascot Thundar
Affiliations North Dakota University System
APLU
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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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