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Colleges in North Dakota that have closed, merged, or changed their names

College Name City State Start Date End Date Affiliation Other Information Source
Aaker Business College Fargo North Dakota
2007
acquired by Rasmussen College http://www.rasmussen.edu/history/
Assumption College Richardton North Dakota 1899 1972 Benedictine
www.assumptionabbey.com/History/Index.html
Fargo College Fargo North Dakota 1887 1922 Congregational Church merged with Yankton College in South Dakota. www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndirs/collections/manuscripts/education/FargoCollege;
Robinson.  History of North Dakota.  1966. University of Nebraska Press;
www.geocities.com/fargo1910/other-schools/fargocollege.htm
Fargo School of Religion Fargo North Dakota 1932 1962
later renamed North Dakota School of Religion
Little Hoop Community College Ft. Totten North Dakota 1970
Spirit Lake Sioux Tribal Council now, Cankdeska Cikana Community College; grew out of program offered by Lake Region Community College in late 1960's http://www.littlehoop.edu/cccc/history.html
Methodist Red River University Wahpeton North Dakota
1906
became affiliated with University of North Dakota as Wesley College Robinson.  History of North Dakota.  1966.  University of Nebraska Press.
North Dakota School of Forestry Bottineau North Dakota 1906
public has been known as the North Dakota State School of Agriculture and Forestry, and the Forestry Normal school; became known in 1968 as North Dakota State University-Bottineau Branch. In 1996 it changed its affiliation and became known as Minot State University-Bottineau Campus.  Name changed to Dakota College at Bottineau without altering the two-year college's affiliation with Minot State University.
http://www.msub.edu/
North Dakota School of Religion Fargo North Dakota 1962 1973
in 1973 donated building and land to ND State University Foundation
Northwest Bible College Minot North Dakota 1934 1987
Northwestern College of Osteopathy Fargo North Dakota 1897 1902
Consolidated with Dr S. S. Still College of Osteopathy (Des Moines) http://history.aoa-net.org/Education/collegehist.htm
Red River Valley University Wahpeton North Dakota 1890 1905 Methodist moved to Grand Forks, ND as Wesley College http://www.wahpchamber.com/history.htm
http://www.ndscs.nodak.edu/Old_Main.html
Sacred Heart Junior College Fargo North Dakota 1897

founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students www.presentationsistersfargo.com/History/history.html
Schier and Russett.  Catholic Women's Colleges in America.  2002.
State Teachers College at Ellendale Ellendale North Dakota 1899 1971 public founded as Industrial and Normal School; closed by state after a fire; later acquired by Trinity Bible College Robinson.  History of North Dakota.  1966.  University of Nebraska Press;
www.state.nd.us/hist/chrono.htm
Trinity Bible Institute Devils Lake North Dakota 1948 1960 Assembly of God? moved to Aberdeen, SD in 1960 as Hub City Bible Institute http://www.state.nd.us/hist/chrono.htm
Trinity Bible Institute Jamestown North Dakota 1967 1972 Assembly of God moved to Ellendale, ND in 1972 as Trinity Bible College http://www.state.nd.us/hist/chrono.htm
Wesley College   Grand Forks North Dakota

www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndirs/collections/manuscripts/education/FargoCollege
Robinson.  History of North Dakota.  1966. University of Nebraska Press.
Wesley College School of Religion Fargo North Dakota 1921 1932
opened at ND Agricultural College by Wesley College of Grand Forks; later renamed as Fargo School of Religion in 1932 http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/ndirs/collections/manuscripts/education/FargoCollege







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