North Dakota, University of, at Grand Forks; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1883, opened 1884. It has several professional schools, including those for aerospace sciences, engineering and mines, law, and medicine. Noted research facilities include the Earth Systems Science Institute, the Energy and Environmental Research Center, and the Institute for Ecological Studies.
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