VCSU has been ranked by U.S. News as a “Best College” for 20 consecutive years. Students can choose from over 80 undergraduate programs in Business, Information Technology, Communication Arts, Social Science, Education, Psychology, Fine Arts, Health, Physical Education, Math, and Science, plus a fully online Master of Education degree program. VCSU specializes in advanced use of technology to enhance the learning experience -- full-time undergraduate students are issued laptop computers equipped with the latest hardware and software, and have access to high-speed wireless networking throughout campus and classrooms equipped with advanced educational technology. Located on the scenic banks of the Sheyenne River about 60 miles west of Fargo, the 55 acre campus is one of the most beautiful in North Dakota, and is listed as a “Historic District” on the National Register of Historic Places. Recent accomplishments include record-setting enrollment, major enhancements to facilities, and the addition of new academic and athletic programs. VCSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.