North Dakota Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in North Dakota
Total Schools:
20
Undergraduate Programs:
5
Graduate Programs:
1
Average Acceptance Rate:
83%
Average Tuition Cost:
$4,556
Average Loan Amount:
$6,264
Average Scholarship Award:
$2,049
Average Classroom Size:
16 Students

Because of how sparsely populated North Dakota is, trucking is a very important industry in this state. There are 17 trucking and diesel technology schools, with an average tuition cost of $5,197. Many schools have trucking scholarships available; the average scholarship award in North Dakota is $2,639.

Attending Williston State College gives you access to several different diesel technology scholarships. The Alvin Hexem Scholarship is open to diesel technology students that are from northwestern North Dakota. This college also awards tool scholarships; these scholarships aim to help you pay for the various tools you need in a diesel program.

Join the North Dakota Trucking Industry

When you begin a new trucking career in North Dakota, your salary may be influenced by a number of options.

Below you can find a graph outlining North Dakota trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the average trucking salary nationwide. All data retrieved from (2015).





You may be able to work in a variety of settings as a truck driver or diesel mechanic. Major employers in North Dakota include TMC Transportation, Maizis and Miller, and Bay & Bay Transportation. The job outlook in North Dakota is extremely strong. expects a 67% increase in truck driving jobs between 2012 and 2022. A in demand is expected for diesel mechanics (O*Net, 2015).

If you're interested in starting a truck driving program, it's important to look at program length to find a school that fits into your schedule. The majority of trucking schools in North Dakota allow you to prepare for your Class A license in four to six weeks. Most of these programs require you to take classes Monday through Friday during normal business hours. So if you have a daytime job, you should look for a school with alternate training hours! Don's Driving School, for example, offers classes from 5 PM to 10 PM for evening students.

There are also several program options for prospective diesel technology students. At Williston State College, for example, you can pursue a diploma or an Associate's degree. A diploma takes less than one year and an Associate's degree takes about two years.

Search North Dakota Trucking Schools
1st Geer Driving School - Bismarck
(Bismarck,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Fargo,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
AJM Behind the Wheel Driving
(Page,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Behind the Wheel
(Carrington,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Fort Totten,
ND)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,000 Tuition Cost
$493 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Bottineau,
ND)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,120 Tuition Cost
$1,836 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Williston,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Dave's Dakota Driving School
(Bismarck,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Bismarck,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Forks Drive Right
(Grand Forks,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Minot,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Fargo,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Krueger Driving Acadeny
(Fargo,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Larry's Driving School
(Dickinson,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Mylo's Driving School - Bismark
(Bismarck,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Wahpeton,
ND)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,588 Tuition Cost
$1,307 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Fargo,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$6,135 Tuition Cost
$3,151 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
The Right Way LLC
(Grand Forks,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Williston,
ND)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,021 Tuition Cost
$3,459 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Xcell Driving School
(Fargo,
ND)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs