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Women and Gender Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
In the Women and Gender Studies program at the University of North Dakota you will examine issues of sex, gender, social inequality and power dynamics and prepare to launch a fulfilling career in any profession.
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In a changing world, an understanding of the complex issues around gender and power is more relevant than ever. A degree in Women and Gender Studies from UND empowers you to reach your goals and make a difference.

Why Study Women and Gender Studies at University of North Dakota?

Women and Gender Studies at the University of North Dakota is an interdisciplinary program within the General Studies program that combines coursework from the traditional disciplines with in-depth exploration of gender and women's studies.

Our classes examine the complex interaction of gender with other elements of human difference, including race, class, religion, ethnicity, age, ability and nationality. Topics of study include:

  • The politics of sexuality
  • Gender and pop culture
  • Women's achievements and their contributions to history and the contemporary world
  • The performance of femininity and masculinity
  • Power dynamics and the effects on the body
  • Sexual minorities and LGBTQ+ identity and experience
  • The influence of gender in the shaping of personal identity, the family and public institutions

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Gender Studies
  • The Study of Women          
  • Feminist Theory 
  • Women In Prehistory 
  • Women, Crime, And Criminal Justice 
  • Victimology 
  • Media And Diversity
  • Gender, Sexuality, & Education 
  • Women Writers And Readers
  • Women In American History 
  • American Indian Women 
  • Nordic Masculinities 
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Women And Politics 
  • Human Sexuality 
  • Psychology Of Women 
  • Diversity Psychology 
  • Women And Religion 
  • The Family 
  • Sociology Of Gender And Sex Roles 
  • Senior Study 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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