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Bismarck State College

Bismarck, ND 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

Bismarck State College Academics

Bismarck State College requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Bismarck State College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Bismarck State College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Bismarck State College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Bismarck State College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Bismarck State College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Bismarck State College?

Bismarck State College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Bismarck State College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Bismarck State College

When choosing a major, Bismarck State College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bismarck State College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Bismarck State College does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Bismarck State College

Bismarck State College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bismarck State College

Does Bismarck State College Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Bismarck State College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Bismarck State College Offer Online Classes?

✅ Bismarck State College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Bismarck State College Offer AP Credit?

✅ Bismarck State College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Bismarck State College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Bismarck State College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Bismarck State College Require Internships?

❌ Bismarck State College studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Bismarck State College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Bismarck State College

Bismarck State College Library

The main library on campus is the Bismarck State College Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Bismarck State College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Bismarck State College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Bismarck State College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Bismarck State College does not have any ROTC programs.

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