FALL 2017 ENROLLMENT 3,756
TYPES OF DEGREES Associate degrees, diploma and certificate programs, and one bachelor's degree
NUMBER OF PROGRAMS/DEGREES 101
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 25
STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO 20 to 1
The BSC Foundation offers more than $480,000 in scholarships.
The third largest college in the ND University System, BSC students can get involved in student publications, organizations and government as well as music and performing arts, intramurals and varsity athletics. With six residences halls, a new state-of-the-art library, remodeled student union and the availability of the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center, students find a true college experience at BSC..
The 107-acre campus, in the vibrant, capital city of Bismarck, is beautifully situated overlooking the Missouri River with easy access to the Interstate as well as Bismarck’s many amenities. Safe and easy to navigate, Bismarck-Mandan and the surrounding area have a growing population of more than 100,000.
Bismarck-Mandan boasts outstanding parks, trails and recreational opportunities along the Missouri River and throughout the surrounding area. You’ll find award-winning golf courses, indoor ice arenas, cross-country and downhill skiing, hunting, fishing and hunting. Entertainment abounds year round with sporting events, concerts, rodeo events, local festivals, live theater, restaurants, and a dynamic downtown with local retail, eateries and entertainment.
All students are welcome to apply, including currently enrolled high school students. Some technical programs have limited enrollments, academic and/or medical requirements. Students are encouraged to apply early to these in-demand programs.
Requirements include ACT and/or COMPASS; high school transcript or GED; other college transcripts; proof of immunity to measles, mumps and rubella; $35 application fee.
BSC is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA).
2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS*
|TUITION $126.35 per credit hour|
|FEES $33.34 per credit (capped at 12 credits per semester)|
|ROOM & BOARD $6,486|
* North Dakota full-time resident rates; non-resident rates are available at ndus.edu. Room and board rates assume double occupancy and standard meal plan.
The BSC Foundation offers more than $475,000 in scholarships to BSC students. Scholarships are available to both incoming freshmen and sophomores. Apply at bismarckstate.edu/scholarships.
|SCHOLARSHIPS March 1|
|FAFSA March 15|
|HOUSING Limited space, apply as soon as possible|
|ADMISSIONS Some programs have limited enrollment available, apply as soon as possible.|
TYPES OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
Online courses and programs, Interactive Video Network (IVN), interactive television.
BSC offers a wide array of dual-credit for high school students; several 2+2 programs, as well as a number of four-year degree programs that can be completed on campus in cooperation with Dickinson State University and Minot State University.
More than 20 bachelor’s and master’s degrees are offered on campus.
FIND YOUR BEYOND AT BSC
At Bismarck State College you’ll find 100+ programs to prepare you for what comes next in your life. Maybe you’d like to be job ready in two years or less. Our many technical programs offer a wide range of careers. You might be looking to start at BSC and transfer on to a four-year institution. We can help you there as well. Online and on-campus we’ve got a program you’ll love, and tuition you can live with.
POINTS OF PRIDE
Four-year degrees on campus – Dozens of bachelor’s degrees are offered on campus through our partnerships with Dickinson State University and Minot State University. BSC offers a bachelor of applied science in energy management online.
Technologically advanced – Programs like Cybersecurity and Energy Services & Renewable Technician offer hands-on and virtual labs. We also offer online degree programs and classes, along with state-of-the-art computer labs.
Ready to meet ND’s needs – Whether they earn a degree in Cybersecurity or welding; mechanical maintenance or nursing, BSC graduates thrive in the nation’s fastest growing careers.
Beautiful campus – Nestled in the heart of Bismarck, near a vibrant downtown and miles of walking and biking trails, the BSC campus provides stunning views of the Missouri River. New residence halls, the light-filled new Library English and Arts building (LEA Hall), a remodeled Student Union and the state-of-the-art National Energy Center of Excellence anchor our campus.
Tuition you can live with - For about $3800 a year, BSC is your affordable choice.
The quality of instruction by the professors was really, really excellent. The professors at BSC really knew what they were talking about and they were experienced.
“I ended college with no student debt at all, because I was able to go to BSC.”
BSC is the 3rd largest college in the ND University System.
BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE
1500 Edwards Ave
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506–5587