3,976
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,283
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Bismarck State College is a 2-year institution located in Bismarck, ND, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5587
Bismarck, ND  58506
United States
Contact Karen Erickson
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services
Email: karen.erickson@bismarckstate.edu
Phone: 701-224-5424
Fax: 701-224-5643

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management Checkmark
Farm And Ranch Management Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
Business Automation/technology/data Entry Checkmark
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Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Recording Arts Technology Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Carpentry Checkmark
Lineworker Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering Technology Checkmark
Environmental Control Technologies Related Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies Related Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
Instrumentation Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Engineering Technology Checkmark
Petroleum Technology Checkmark
Surveying Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical Administrative Assistant And Medical Secretary Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Surgical Technology Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Autobody/collision And Repair Technology Checkmark
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology Checkmark
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Welding Technology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,068
Applied
1,068
Accepted
3,976
Enrolled
100%
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Female Admissions

460
Females Applied
460
Females Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

608
Males Applied
608
Males Accepted
100%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.03
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

3,791
In-state
10,121
Out-of-state
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
6,992
Room & board
2,892
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Minorities
Employees

Financial Aid

8,283
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,214
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,917
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,493
Avg. Loan Aid
1,388
Avg. Grant Aid
4,696
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
39%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,976
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.04%
Black or African American 2.82%
White or Caucasian 87.32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.66%
Asian 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.57%
Other 1.53%

Gender

Male (56.92%)
Female (43.08%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 14%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Intramural Sports, Campus Crusade, Student Government Association, Concert/Chamber Choir and Drama Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

348
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 121
Part-time - 227
Male - 207
Female - 141