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North Dakota State University, a public research university in Fargo, North Dakota, is one of the top 215 institutions of higher education in the United States. It was established in 1890 at the signing of a bill, and was a land-grant university called North Dakota Agricultural College. It was renamed North Dakota State University in 1960. Today, the school sits on more than 250 acres of land in an urban setting. Notable alumni include football player Carson Wentz, football player Phil Hansen, film composer Alf Clausen, politician Ilhan Omar, writer Earl Mindell, football player Kyle Emanuel, economist Mancur Olson and politician Arthur A. Link. The school’s colors are green and yellow, its mascot is Thundar and its teams are nicknamed the Thundering Herd. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I / FCS, and there are 16 different varsity teams at the school. Varsity sports offered by North Dakota State University include men’s football, golf, indoor and outdoor track and field, basketball, wrestling and baseball, and women’s cross country, golf, basketball, indoor and outdoor track and field, softball and volleyball. Club sports offered include dance, baseball, tennis, cricket, men’s and women’s hockey, lacrosse, and cycling.
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for nearly 16% of the state population. Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County. According to the 2016 United States Census estimates, its population was 120,762, making it the 229th-most populous city in the United States. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, more than 900 students participate
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends
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