FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT 3,778
TYPES OF DEGREES Associate degrees, diploma and certificate programs, and two bachelor of applied science degrees
NUMBER OF PROGRAMS/DEGREES 101
AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 16
STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO 15 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 the many amenities found in the sister cities of Bismarck and Mandan. Safe and easy to navigate, the area has 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).
2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS*
|TUITION $133.00 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 $400,000 in scholarships to BSC students. Scholarships are available to both incoming freshmen and sophomores. Apply at bismarckstate.edu/scholarships.
|SCHOLARSHIPS March 1|
|FAFSA October 1|
|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 THE NEXT VERSION OF YOU AT BSC
Small classes, hands-on learning and tuition you can handle. All of this plus 100+ programs to prepare you for what comes next. 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, you’ll find a program you love and a path to what’s next. Go beyond at BSC.
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 also offers two bachelor of applied science degrees on online – one in cybersecurity and another in energy management.
Transfer ready – Nearly half of BSC students start here and successfully transfer on to a four year college, with easily transferable credits making the transition simple.
Technologically advanced – Programs like Agriculture, Engineering Tech 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 labs.
Ready to meet ND’s needs – Whether they earn a degree in Cybersecurity or welding; nursing or mechanical maintenance, 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.
- “I really valued 1:1 time with instructors at BSC as opposed to a bigger college. The only con was that if I missed class, they knew it! It made me have to go to any class.”
- He could always connect with his instructors.
- “If I needed extra help, I sent an email. I could ask a question unrelated to our topic. I could talk to them.”
BSC is the 3rd largest college in the ND University System.
BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE
1500 Edwards Ave
PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506–5587