North Dakota State University, at Fargo; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1890 as North Dakota Agricultural College, achieved university status in 1960. The agricultural experiment station is there, as well as research centers in biochemistry, pharmacy, and plant pathology. The university has branches throughout the state, including an institute of forestry at Bottineau.
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