University of North Dakota
The University of North Dakota was founded in 1883, 6 years prior to North Dakota becoming a state.
The University offers many professional programs, one of which is the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences. This program trains pilots and air traffic controllers from all over the world.
In 1918, UND suspended all classes so that the campus could serve as an army base for soldiers during World War I.
North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences was founded in 1890 as North Dakota Agricultural College. The main campus sits on 258 acres.