North Dakota Center for Distance Education

Credits issued through the Division of Independent Study are recognized by high schools, colleges, and universities throughout the United States.

Country
USA
Website
www.ndcde.org
Email
ndcde.enroll@ndcde.org
Phone
(701) 231-6000
Fax
(701) 231-6052
Year Founded
1935
Tuition Fees
Resident=$63/sem/course; Non-Resident=$75/sem/course; textbooks are extra.
Other Fees
Shiping and handling of textbooks=$21.00/per course/sem. Course Catalog may be ordered online. Discounts for bulk orders apply.
Advisement
Students mail lesson work to the Division for evaluation. Work is returned graded with teacher written comments.

Curriculum Information

Grades
12-May
Curriculum

The ND Department of Public Instruction offers 156 middle and high school courses in both required and elective subject areas. Curriculum is classified as general academic. Required are: Language arts (4 units), Social Studies (3), Math (2), Lab Science (2), P.E. (1), Electives (7).

Structure

Requires minimal help by parents. Students taking courses for credit must have a certified teacher for a supervisor.

Teaching Helps

Many courses are supplemented with videotapes, audiocassettes, and computer disks. Twenty-five courses are available over the world-wide web.

Records

Students who meet the Division’s graduation requirements are issued an accredited high school diploma from the Division.

Accreditation
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and The North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.