- Founded in 1901 in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
- Named the No. 2 best small college town in America by USA Today College.
- Committed to academic and extracurricular excellence.
- Named one of the best public baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report for eight consecutive years.
- Nearly 3,500 students from 42 states and 42 foreign countries.
- 59 Majors, 46 Minors and 6 pre-professional programs.
- Over 60% of NSU students (2,019 students) received a scholarship from the NSU Foundation.
- The WolfPACT Scholarship is the largest guaranteed scholarship in the Midwest.
- 20 to 1 student-faculty ratio.
- More than 80% of the faculty are Ph.Ds.
- Home to the only Center for Excellence in International Business and Entrepreneurship in South Dakota.
- Ranked No. 23 on College Choice’s 2015 list of most affordable online colleges for bachelor’s degrees.
- Safe, small campus with low crime rate.
- Nationally accredited academic programs in Art, Business, Music and Teacher education.
- Named best college for veterans in Midwest (U.S. News & World Report)
- Outstanding student involvement, including more than 50 clubs and organizations.
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