Higher Education

Elevated Education Opportunities

High achievements, high caliber workforce

Leading innovation requires top-notch education. Welcome to the center for growth and development. With some of the highest attendance and graduation rates in the nation, Grand Forks elementary, middle, and high school options help lay the groundwork to get careers started, and it doesn’t stop there. Higher education opportunities stretch across numerous levels and disciplines, with both online and hands-on learning options available at one of our four regional universities and tech schools. Our higher ed scene sets up students for a lifetime of accomplishment.

Unmanned & Unmatched

UAS Education & Training

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County with best public schools in North Dakota

Top 200

Best Universities

University of North Dakota


Best online university in the nation


lowest loan default in the lation


most military friendly school

Northland Community & Technical College

Top 10 Community College in the Nation

University of North Dakota

Leaders in Action

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Northland Community & Technical College

Education That Works

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University of Minnesota Crookston

Real and Ready

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Mayville State University

Success Starts Here

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Questions about education in Grand Forks? Our workforce development manager, Becca Cruger, is ready to answer your questions and connect you to our region’s resources.

Cruger Becca

Becca Cruger

Director of Workforce Development
Phone: 701.738.0009
Email: Beccac@grandforks.org

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