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Williston State College

FALL 2018 ENROLLMENT 1124

TYPES OF DEGREES Associate degrees and certificate programs

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS/DEGREES 21

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE25

STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO 24 to 1

CAMPUS LIFE

There is always plenty to do at WSC! Get involved by joining one of the eighteen student organizations, attend the numerous student life activities, cheer on Teton athletics with friends or reach your fitness goal with a free Williston Area Recreation Center membership. WSC truly has something for everyone!

LOCATION

WSC is located in Williston, a community of around 31,000, near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers. The area is supported by an economic base that includes agriculture, energy, and regional medical facilities. The surrounding countryside offers unique opportunities for hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing, hunting, and one of the best public golf courses in the nation.

THE AREA

Northwestern North Dakota is rich in history, farming, ranching, and oil exploration and is the hub of the Lewis & Clark Trail. Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Fort Union, Fort Buford, and the confluence center historic sites are within minutes of the college campus. In addition to these historical sites, students can visit the James Memorial Arts Center to view current art, get involved in theatre productions through Entertainment Inc./Youth Education on Stage, or volunteer for one of the many area clubs or organizations.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

WSC is an open-enrollment college. High school graduates or GED completers are eligible to apply for admission.
WSC's early entry program allows high school sophomores, juniors and seniors opportunities to take college-level courses and receive both college and high school credit at a reduced tuition rate.

2018-19 ACADEMIC YEAR COSTS*

  Tuition Fees Total
Per credit cost $122.54 $56.36 $178.90
Distance Education $122.54 $90.04 $212.58
International $165.43 $57.36 $221.79

  US Citizens International
Tuition and Fees* $5,304 $6,591
Books & Supplies** $1,100 $1,100
Residence Hall Room*** $4,000 $4,000
Meals**** $3,670 $3,670
Estimated Annual Cost $14,074 $15,361

*Tuition and Fees are based on a 15-credit semester.

**Books are an estimated cost. Price may vary depending on courses taken.

***Residence Hall Room is based on the cost of a double room in Frontier Hall.

****Meals are based on a meal plan of 14 meals per week (238 meals per semester).

SCHOLARSHIPS

The WSC Foundation provides over $2 million in scholarships each year. Local Williams County, Regional County, and North/South Western ND and North/South Eastern MT HS graduates can take advantage of our free tuition and fee scholarships, covering up to 16 credit hours per semester after eligibility requirements are met (For more information and terms and conditions visit willistonstate.edu/foundation). In addition to the tuition and fee scholarships, WSC also offers many program specific, housing and athletic scholarships. Freshman and sophomore scholarship applicants are considered equally and must be enrolled full-time. Students may apply online starting in January or contact the financial aid office for assistance.

PRIORITY DEADLINES

SCHOLARSHIPS May 1
FAFSA April 15
Housing & Admissions Open

TYPES OF DISTANCE EDUCATION

Online, Interactive Video Network (IVN)

ACCREDITATION

Higher Learning Commission; contact the campus for information about program-specific accreditation and/or certification.

WHY CHOOSE WSC?

Williston is a city filled with opportunity. Situated in Williams County, the city boasts less than 1% unemployment. A strong economy and growing businesses and population make Williston State College a prime choice for anyone looking to further their education.

WSC students can be job-ready in a high-demand career or technical field in two years or less or transfer to a four-year university with junior status after earning an associate degree. Through collaborative efforts with North Dakota universities, WSC students can also complete select bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Williston. Classes are offered on campus or online to help meet educational goals.

As Williston continues to grow and improve, so does WSC. The most recent additions include the $76 million, 254,000 sq. ft. Williston Area Recreation Center (ARC) and the largest residence hall on campus, Frontier Hall. Stevens Hall, the main academic building on campus, was renovated with state-of-the-art classrooms and new bookstore and cafeteria.

Other additions to campus include the Western Star Career and Technology Center which houses a number of career and technical programs and a science wing with four labs and a student lounge.

WSC is also the headquarters for TrainND Northwest. TrainND works with business, industry, government agencies, and non-profits to assess training needs and to deliver timely, relevant, cost effective training that maximizes employee productivity and improves entity performance. Training can be customized to teach employees new skills, and to
retrain or update existing skills.

WSC’s Early Entry program allows high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors opportunities to take college-level courses and receive both college and high school credit at a reduced tuition rate.

Williston State College

Shawn

Sophomore, AS
Tioga, ND

“WSC’s smaller class sizes have helped me build a strong community of resources as I really get to know my peers and instructors."

WILLISTON STATE COLLEGE

1410 University Ave
Williston, ND 58801
701.774.4200
888.863.9455
www.willistonstate.edu

STUDENT SERVICES

701.774.4585
800.863.9455, ext. 4585
wsc.studentaffairs.@willistonstate.edu

ENROLLMENT SERVICES

701.774.4210
888.863.9455, ext. 4210
wsc.admission@willistonstate.edu

FINANCIAL AID

701.774.4248
888.863.9455, ext. 4248
wsc.financialaid@willistonstate.edu 

HOUSING

701.774.4528
888.863.9455, ext. 4528
wsc.housing@willistonstate.edu

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