Limited Enrollment

Acceptance for admission to Bismarck State College does not automatically guarantee an applicants acceptance into a Limited Enrollment Program. Some programs require students to obtain specific placement scores before being accepted into the program, and only accept a limited number of students each semester.

Programs can fill as early as a year in advance of the start date. It is suggested that you complete the admissions requirements as soon as possible.

      Minimum Entrance Score Requirements

Applicants for the limited enrollment programs must do the following:
  1. Have a complete admissions file
  2. Review and meet program specific minimum entrance score requirements (see score charts above)
  3. Students applying for the following programs must complete an interview. Below please find the programs that require an interview along with the respective contacts.  
    • Graphic Design & Communications - Sean Thorenson at 701-224-5564 or Tom Marple at 701-224-5563
    • Digital Audio Production - John Darling at 701-224-5444
    • Instrumentation & Control (Online ONLY) - Vance Vesey at 701-224-2442
    • Paramedic Technology including EMT and AEMT - Kelli Sears at 701-224-2695
  4. Pay a $100 tuition deposit when you are accepted into the program. This is non-refundable.

Limited Enrollment Program

The following programs have limited seats available and require a tuition deposit upon acceptance to reserve a spot in that program.
  • Agriculture Industry & Technology
  • Automotive Collision Technology
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry (Residential)
  • Digital Audio Production
  • Electronics Technology (online and on-campus)
  • Electronics/Telecommunication Technology (on-campus)
  • Energy Services & Renewable Technician (online and on-campus)
  • Farm & Ranch Management
  • Graphic Design & Communication
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Instrumentation & Control Technology (online and on-campus)
  • Lineworker (Electrical)
  • Mechanical Maintenance Technology
  • Paramedic Technology including EMT and AEMT
  • Petroleum Production Technology (on-campus)
  • Power Plant Technology (on-campus)
  • Process Plant Technology (on-campus)
  • Welding
The following programs have limited seats available, but do not require a tuition deposit.
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology

Limited Enrollment Estimated Costs

In addition to the regular tuition and fees for BSC, Limited Enrollment programs also have additional costs associated with their programs. For additional costs please see the specific program page under Academics.