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Advance your health care career in Wahpeton, North Dakota—a welcoming community of 8,000 people in the state’s southeast corner, less than an hour from Fargo. With a wealth of natural resources, this thriving town is home to many agricultural and manufacturing plants. Enjoy some of the lowest crime rates, best water quality, and most affordable housing of similar-sized cities in the state.
Stay active with year-round sports and athletic activities for youths and adults. Visit Kidder Recreation Center for camping, fishing, and boating, or take a dip in Chahinkapa Park Swimming Pool. Explore bike paths and acres of green parks, where local bands and musicians perform in the summer. Bring your family to the Chahinkapa Zoo, and aim for a hole-in-one on the Bois de Sioux Golf Course, which has nine holes in North Dakota and nine in Minnesota.
See everything that makes Wahpeton a great place to live.
Learn about Wahpeton Public Schools, including two elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school. Your children will benefit from meaningful, challenging curricula in a safe, respectful environment.
At North Dakota State College of Science, pursue degrees, certificates, and diplomas in traditional career and technical studies, as well as the liberal arts.
Join community-focused colleagues at our locations in Wahpeton.
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