Looking for a college town with a view? Original home to the Sioux, North Dakota attracts students to its stunning outdoor parks and numerous wildlife attractions. Extensive lake and river systems play host to a thriving boating and fishing population in both the summer and the winter. Fargo is the largest city in the state, offering various nightlife and cultural opportunities. The state capital, Bismarck, offers historical attractions, including the North Dakota Heritage Center and Fort Lincoln State Park.
North Dakota offers opportunities in higher education through more than 30 public and private colleges and universities. The city of Grand Forks is home of the state-supported public research school, the University of North Dakota. North Dakota State University is located in Fargo. In addition to a two-year community college system, North Dakota plays host to Dickinson State University and Jamestown College, among others.