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2021 Top North Dakota Women's D2 Basketball Schools

2 Colleges
$13,333 Avg Tuition & Fees*
28% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Student athletes have lots of options to chooose from today when trying to decide which college to attend. One of our goals at College Factual is to give you as much information as we can - such as our Best Colleges for Division II Women's Basketball in North Dakota ranking - to help you make that decision.

Our analysis looked at 2 schools in North Dakota to determine which ones were the best for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in North Dakota. Our ranking methodology focuses a number of different objective factors - such as the overall quality of the school, the school's athletic competitiveness, and the amount of athletic aid per student - to make this determination. Having a great sports team is not enough - the school must also focus on academic excellence.

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Top Colleges in North Dakota for D2 Women's Basketball athletes in North Dakota

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:


University of Mary

Bismarck, North Dakota

University of Mary tops this year’s ranking as the best school for D2 Women’s Basketball athletes in North Dakota. Bismarck, North Dakota is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 532 students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at UMary made $520,370 in revenue.

UMary also made our overall quality list, coming in at #3.

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Minot State University

Minot, North Dakota

You’ll join some of the best athletes around if you attend Minot State University. The school came in at #2 in this year’s ranking. Located in Minot, North Dakota, the small public school handed out 607 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the D2 Women’s Basketball team at MSU took home $434,324 in revenue.

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Notes and References


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.


  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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