Engineering Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 6 accredited engineering schools where engineering faculty who teach engineering classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in engineering in the state of North Dakota, which encompasses engineering training at the following levels:

  • Engineering Certificate
  • Associates degree in Engineering
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering
  • Masters degree in Engineering
  • PhD degree in Engineering


  1. Bismarck State College

    1500 Edwards Ave, Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5587

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. North Dakota State College of Science

    800 N 6th St, Wahpeton, North Dakota 58076

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Dakota College at Bottineau

    105 Simrall Blvd, Bottineau, North Dakota 58318-1198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. North Dakota State University-Main Campus

    1301 12th Avenue North, Fargo, North Dakota 58108-6050

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Engineering Employment

North Dakota 2,850
National 1,704,460

Of all of the engineering professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in North Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In North Dakota

2,860 2,650 2,960 3,160 2,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, the field of engineering is shrinking. 10 less engineering professionals were working in North Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 0% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for engineering professionals which shows a 23% decrease in the number of engineering professionals working around the nation.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in North Dakota

$50,912 $58,560 $62,636 $64,800 $63,864
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to engineering professionals are growing in North Dakota. In 2006 engineering professionals made a mean salary of $50,912 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,864 per year.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in North Dakota

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid engineering professionals earning 122% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Dakota state.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In North Dakota, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Engineering programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited engineering schools in North Dakota is decreasing. In 2006, 586 students graduated from engineering courses in North Dakota. And in 2010, 148 students graduated.

This represents a 75% decrease in the number of engineering degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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