Article - 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    
    acquired by Rasmussen College
Assumption College    Richardton    North Dakota    1899    1972    Benedictine
Fargo College    Fargo    North Dakota    1887    1922    Congregational Church    merged with Yankton College in South Dakota.;
Robinson.  History of North Dakota.  1966. University of Nebraska Press;
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
Methodist Red River University    Wahpeton    North Dakota    
    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.
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)
Red River Valley University    Wahpeton    North Dakota    1890    1905    Methodist    moved to Grand Forks, ND as Wesley College
Sacred Heart Junior College    Fargo    North Dakota    1897    
    founded for the education of Sisters, probably never enrolled lay students
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;
Trinity Bible Institute    Devils Lake    North Dakota    1948    1960    Assembly of God?    moved to Aberdeen, SD in 1960 as Hub City Bible Institute
Trinity Bible Institute    Jamestown    North Dakota    1967    1972    Assembly of God    moved to Ellendale, ND in 1972 as Trinity Bible College
Wesley College      Grand Forks    North Dakota    
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



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