About Bismarck State College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Bismarck State College cost?

Bismarck State College Cost of Attendance
In-state $3,659
Out-of-state $8,528
On-Campus Room and Board $7,400
Off-Campus Room and Board $6,578
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $5,996
$30,000-$48,000 $5,996
$48,000-$75,000 $9,408
$75,000-$110,000 $11,326
Over $110,000 $11,891

Bismarck State College Financial Aid and Debt


Students paying down their debt


Typical Total Student Debt


Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 84% $3,675
Federal Grants 24% $4,228
Pell grants 24% $3,569
Other federal grants 21% $185
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 46% $1,775
Institutional grants or scholarships 29% $1,631
Student loan aid 47% $5,623
Federal student loans 45% $5,585
Other student loans 7% $6,127

Bismarck State College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have work experience 116 Up to $6,000
Do community service 246 Up to $75
Play a sport 131 Up to $600
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Do an extracurricular activity 244 Up to $1,120
Take a challenging class 272 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 251 Up to $6,000

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Bismarck State College Campus Life


Student to Faculty Ratio

Forbes Ranking

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4078
Living on campus 4%
Transfer Students 52%
Under Age 25 78%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Bismarck State College Graduation Success

First Year Student Retention


Average Salary After Graduation

About Bismarck State College


1500 Edwards Ave.
Bismarck, ND

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Associate's
Setting Small City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify