Parents and Families

Supporting Your Student

As parents and family, you play an important role in your student’s college journey. We want you to feel well informed and supported throughout every stage of the process so you can be confident about the value of an NDSU education.


Virtual Information Sessions

Join the Office of Admission for virtual information sessions that are designed to quickly cover specific topics like housing, financial aid and scholarships. These sessions are for parents and family members but anyone is welcome to join. This is a great time to ask your questions and learn more about your student's exciting path to NDSU! Can't make it? Check back here later, we will record these sessions and post them here.

All sessions are from 6:30 – 7 p.m. and will also be streamed live on the Official Class of 2027 Family Facebook page.

1/10 - NDSU Family Info Series: Paying for College - recorded
2/21 - NDSU Family Info Series: Housing and Dining
3/28 - NDSU Family Info Series: Your Financial Aid Offer
4/25 - NDSU Family Info Series: Supporting Your Student

Click here to register


Admission Process

We want to make your student’s admission process as seamless as possible. Get more information about how to apply to NDSU.

Campus Visit Options

Explore the many ways you and your student can visit campus throughout the year.

High School Timeline

Help your student start planning to apply to college and learn about NDSU-specific application deadlines.

How To Apply

Understand what’s required for your student to apply to NDSU and the criteria on which we evaluate their application.

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Cost and Financial Aid

As parents and families, one of the biggest challenges you face with your college-bound student is the cost. It’s our goal to make an NDSU education financially attainable for all qualified students. Learn more about your options for funding your student’s education.

Cost of attendance

Obtaining financial aid


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From making sure your student is academically prepared for college-level coursework to advising them on their major of study, we want to make sure you feel prepared.

Majors and minors

Focus2Apply - Major Exploration Tool

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Support Services

We offer a wealth of resources for students to receive academic and personal support along with preparation for their future career.

Student Services


Connect with Us

We want to get to know you. Reach out to the Office of Admission with any questions or to receive more information about NDSU.

Meet Our Staff

Address  Phone Email

Office of Admission
North Dakota State University
Ceres Hall 114
Dept 2832 PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108-6050


(701) 231-8643