As the state's flagship university, the University of North Dakota offers more than 225 fields of study and educates many of the state's doctors, entrepreneurs, engineers, lawyers, nurses, teachers and other professionals who will be innovators in their fields for years to come. UND offers bachelor's, master's, doctoral, law and medical degrees, and is recognized for its research and development of Unmanned Aerial Systems, Rural Health and Petroleum Engineering. With nearly 14,000 students coming from every U.S. state and more than 95 nations, UND has a vibrant campus that combines big-campus opportunities with a small campus feel. Founded in 1883 - six years before North Dakota became a state - UND remains true to its original vision as a university with a strong liberal arts foundation. Today, UND combines those courses with professional and specialized programs, such as aerospace, medicine, nursing, engineering, education, social work, business, the arts and unmanned aerial systems, among countless others, to take on a lifetime of challenges and lead in a rapidly changing world. Globally respected faculty create a well-rounded, balanced education that fosters superior critical thinking and communication skills. Located in Grand Forks, a classic college town of more than 60,000, UND is just a few hours from Minneapolis and Winnipeg. UND is committed to helping students succeed through its affordable tuition and top-notch faculty, advisors and student services. Student life is an important element of the UND experience. With service learning groups, internships, leadership positions in 275+ clubs and organizations, and study abroad opportunities, there are plenty of ways students can get involved while on campus. UND also boasts one of the best Wellness Centers in the nation. UND's NCAA Division I hockey, football, basketball and volleyball teams all won conference championships in the last six years and our men's hockey program, with eight national titles, is a perennial contender for the Frozen Four.