Education in North Dakota
The state of North Dakota has 233 public high schools and 14 private high schools for a total of 247. The state ranks seventh in student to teacher ratio, which would explain its 87 percent graduation rate and its very low dropout rate of three percent. North Dakota ranks 25th in the country for total schools and 49th in the country for total high school enrollment.
Advanced Degrees in North Dakota
The North Dakota higher education system consists of public universities, private universities and tribal colleges. Some of the more prominent North Dakota colleges include Bismarck State College, Minot State University, University of Jamestown, Sitting Bull College and the University of Mary. Approximately 25.2 percent of North Dakota residents have some form of college degree, with the more common fields of study being:
– Nuclear Power
– Renewable Energy
– Building Trades