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Bismarck State College

  • Bismarck, ND
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 4,062
    total students
  • $117 | $312
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 100%
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Farm and Ranch Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Automation/Technology/Data Entry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Construction trades
    • Building/Home/Construction Inspection
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Carpentry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Lineworker
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Control Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Production Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Instrumentation Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Nuclear Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Surveying Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Administrative Assistant and Medical Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Surgical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Precision production
    • Welding Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,141
    • Accepted1,141
    • Acceptance Rate100%
    • Enrolled4,062
    • Female Applicants513
    • Females Accepted513
    • Female Acceptance Rate100%
    • Male Applicants628
    • Males Accepted628
    • Male Acceptance Rate100%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer November 10th Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading
    • SAT Math
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$117
    • Out-of-state tuition *$312
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$712.00
    • Room and board *$6,801.00
    • Room only *$2,401.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,062
    • Male Student Percentage56%
    • Female Student Percentage44%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.71%
    • Black or African American2.61%
    • White or Caucasian87.62%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.99%
    • Asian.39%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.15%
    • Two or more races2.49%
    • Unknown1.72%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.32% representing 6 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students25% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 9%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling No
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Not Reported
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball No Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes No No
    • Basketball No Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Volleyball No Division 2 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty322
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 2,955 students to 191 faculty

Location & Contact

PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

Karen Erickson

Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services

Phone: 701-224-5424
Fax: 701-224-5643
Email: karen.erickson@bismarckstate.edu



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