The 3 Best Christian Colleges in North Dakota for 2024


The editors at Lord’s Library have compiled this list of the best Christian colleges in North Dakota to save you the search.

Searching for the best Christian colleges in North Dakota can involve a fair bit of research with a number of options across the state. According to Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study, the religious composition of Christian adults in the state is 77 percent. North Dakota’s Christian higher learning landscape includes colleges and universities with varying degrees of religious study, as well as dedicated Bible colleges for a scripture-first approach.

Choosing the institution that is right for you will largely depend on your spiritual and educational goals. It’s with this in mind that our editors assembled this list of the best Christian colleges in North Dakota to consider. Each entry includes the school’s location and a brief “From the institution” description to give you a high-level overview of the college and save you time. Simply click the college name or logo to go direct to the institution’s website if you want to learn more.

Note: The best Christian colleges in North Dakota are ranked in alphabetical order.

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The Best Christian Colleges in North Dakota

Trinity Bible CollegeTrinity Bible College

Location: Ellendale, ND

From the institution: “Trinity Bible College & Graduate School is committed to training and educating people with theological reflection and missional passion in order that people and communities everywhere will hear the good news of Jesus and see His love demonstrated. Over the coming years, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School will continue to develop its role as a leading Pentecostal Bible college in the USA and beyond. We will champion the cause of raising and training well equipped leaders and prepare our students to be effective, skilled individuals fitted for service in today’s world.”

University of JamestownUniversity of Jamestown

Location: Jamestown, ND

From the institution: “As an institution of higher education in the Presbyterian tradition, we celebrate God through the use of our minds and the exercise of reason, believing that God is the source of all truth. You shall love the Lord our God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind (Matthew 22:37). Our Christian and Reformed tradition embraces the liberal arts and the ongoing search for knowledge and truth as a way of liberating the human spirit and of understanding the world we share with others.”

University of MaryUniversity of Mary

Location: Bismarck, ND

From the institution: “As a Christian university, we strive to accomplish our mission in faithfulness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We regard each human person as created in the image and likeness of God, gifted with life and dignity. We seek to be agents of cultural renewal in our time and place, courageous advocates for justice and peace. Our Christian commitment is born from and sustained by the encounter of the Risen Lord, who came not to be served but to serve.”

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