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Bismarck State College Student Life

Bismarck State College is on a 120-acre campus in an urban setting in Bismarck, North Dakota. There are many activities and organizations for Bismarck State College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Bismarck State College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bismarck State College has a thriving Intramural Sports. In fact, more students participate in Intramural Sports than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bismarck State College include Campus Crusade, Student Government Association, Concert/Chamber Choir and Drama Club.

Bismarck State College Housing

Bismarck State College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Bismarck State College students live off campus. In 2021, 14% of undergrads at Bismarck State College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bismarck State College. There are 434 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,976 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 434 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 25% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Bismarck State College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Bismarck State College Athletics

At Bismarck State College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Bismarck State College:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 3 Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Safety at Bismarck State College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Bismarck State College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Bismarck State College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bismarck State College, take Interstate 94 to Bismarck, ND. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bismarck Municipal airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in North Dakota you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bismarck State College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Bismarck State College Students

40%

Women

60%

Men

56%

Full Time

44%

Part Time

78%

In State

22%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

87%

3%

3%

3%

2%

2%

1%

0.28%

0.18%

Undergraduate Students

3,976

Non-Resident / International Students

11

Bismarck State College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,976

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,990

Out-of-State

$7,065

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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