ENROLLMENT

Concordia Will Reduce Tuition By More Than 35%, Introduces New School Model

The college had an overall enrollment of 5,532, down 3.5 percent from Fall 2019.

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Concordia College announces lower tuition starting fall 2021 and a new change to its academic structure. Tuition at Concordia College will be reduced more than 35% starting in fall 2021. “The price for annual tuition will be $27,500 dollars. $15,000 dollars less than it is now,” said the President of Concordia College William Craft. Additional tuition expenses…

West Fargo Becomes 2nd Largest School District in N.D., Moorhead Numbers Also Up

West Fargo schools went back last week but they just now released initial enrollment numbers. The district has 11,728 students in preschool through 12th grades, up more than 200 students. That makes it the second largest school district in North Dakota behind Bismarck, Fargo is now third. Moorhead Area Public Schools is reporting a record enrollment on the first day…

Fargo School Board Votes To Censure Member Over Enrollment Allegations

The school board voted 7-2 to censure Jennifer Benson

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo School Board has voted to censure one of its own members for allegedly making false accusations against Superintendent Rupak Gandhi and a top assistant. Jennifer Benson says they intentionally withheld information about declining enrollment numbers. “What motivation would we ever have to withhold enrollment information? And then secondly, if we wanted to deliberately keep that information…

NDSU Helping People Return To School With Degree Completion Program

Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs.

FARGO,N.D. — In an uncertain economy NDSU is offering new ways for people to get back to school. The school is offering a degree completion program for adults with college credits who are looking to finish their degree. Potential students are offered the option to choose between online and in-person schooling depending on their needs. Staff say having the extra…

NDSU President Gives State of the University Address

One of the University's goal is to increase enrollment.

FARGO, N.D- NDSU President Dean Bresciani held a state of the University address about the future of the school. The NDSU Foundation received a $75 million donation by Robert and Sheila Challey. It’s the largest single donation ever given. Bresciani says the money will go towards the university’s 4 pillars: scholarship, faculty, facilities and programs. He believes these areas are…

Highest Opening Day Enrollment Since 1972 For Moorhead Area Public Schools

The school district has 7,066 kids in grades K through 12

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Area Public Schools is recording its highest opening day enrollment since 1972. The school district has 7,066 kids in grades K through 12. That is 79 more than during last year’s opening enrollment. Over the past five years, the district has added more than 1,000 students. The superintendent says K through 4 elementary schools have reached…

Enrollment Continues To Climb In The West Fargo School District

It is currently the third largest school district in North Dakota

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There is no slowing the enrollment growth in the West Fargo Public School district. 11,501 students arrived for class to start the new school year. That number doesn’t include kindergarten which doesn’t start until Thursday. The number does include the record-breaking 1,043 kindergarteners registered for the year. It also includes 129 students expected at Harwood Elementary….

Enrollment Is Up As Fargo Public Schools Begin Another School Year

First day enrollment at Fargo Public Schools is 11,513 students

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo students are back in class. The Bruin Ambassadors at Fargo South wanted to make sure everyone felt welcomed back to school. Four dozen of them spent the last two weeks getting ready to help kids coming back to class. That includes a human tunnel for an epic entrance. They also had signs and enough energy to…

Moorhead Public Schools Opening Day Enrollment Increases by Almost 300 Students

The district has added more than 1,000 students in the last five years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s back to school for kids in Moorhead and the public school district added 286 more students than last year. The district has added more than 1,000 students over the past five years. Superintendent Brandon Lunak says the most significant growth in the district is within kindergarten through fourth grades. Moorhead opened an additional elementary school and middle…

West Fargo Public Schools Surpasses More Than 11,000 Students in District

The district added 446 students in grades one through 12 this year

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools sets another enrollment record. 11,081 students are registered for the 2018–2019 school year. That figure includes a record–breaking 1,013 kindergartners registered for the year. It is the first time in history that West Fargo has had an enrollment of more than 11,000 students. The first day of classes was today for first…