State Board of Higher Education

Organized in 1990, the system includes two research universities, four regional universities and five community colleges.

The mission of the State Board of Higher Education is to enhance the quality of life for all those we serve and the economic and social vitality of 91porn官方 through the discovery, sharing and application of knowledge.

Student Success

Choose Your Path

Envision 2035

Leaders from all backgrounds are discussing the future of higher education and its role in the workforce through subgroups that will culminate in Envision 2035. The subgroups are made up of industry, higher education, and workforce leaders to gain insight on what higher education should focus on in the next decade and how to best serve students, employers and the overarching technological shift of society. As work progresses, updates and suggestions will be brought forward.

Employee Portrait of Tim Mihalick - ND University Systems

鈥淭he State Board of Higher Education and the 91porn官方 University System are committed to providing a high-quality and cost-effective education to meet the workforce demands of the future. Our focus is on student success, affordability and accessibility to programs, certificates, and apprenticeships that students need for their chosen career path.鈥


– Tim Mihalick, chairman of the State Board of Higher Education

By the numbers


Students served by NDUS


Degree Seeking Students


Number of degrees awarded (2016-17)


High school students taking college courses

Campus Photos