North Dakota State University
1340 Administration Avenue
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, 58102
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North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, more commonly known as North Dakota State University, is a public land-grant research university in Fargo, North Dakota.
It was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as the state's land-grant university. NDSU offers 94 undergraduate majors, 146 undergraduate degree programs, 5 undergraduate certificate programs, 84 undergraduate minors, 87 master's degree programs, 52 doctoral degree programs of study, and 21 graduate certificate programs.
The bill founding North Dakota Agricultural College was signed on March 8, 1890, one year after North Dakota became a state and seven years after initial plans to start an agricultural college in the northern portion of the Dakota Territory.
NDSU's sports teams are known as the North Dakota State Bison, or simply The Bison. They are also known as "The Thundering Herd." NDSU's athletic symbol is a caricature of the American Bison.
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