Study shows BSC as college of choice in central North Dakota
In a national report regarding 2017 high school graduates in central North Dakota, BSC ranks as the graduates’ first choice for a college. This is true both for all students and for students who are the first generation in their families to pursue a college education. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and ACT, Inc., conducted the study.
BSC had more first-time freshmen from North Dakota enrolled than any other institution in the state in the fall of 2018. BSC had 806 first-time freshmen from North Dakota in the fall of 2018 -- 93.3% of the 2018 first-time freshmen class. The total freshmen class of 2018 numbered 1,995.
BSC ranked with Yale, Stanford on veteran student spending and success
BSC was been named one of the top associate degree-granting institutions in the nation in the “Best Instructional Bang for the GI Bill Buck” rankings released by advocacy group Veterans Education Success.
According to the report, spending on instruction often correlates with the likelihood of students earning a degree and finding meaningful employment. Veterans who graduate from BSC overwhelmingly earn more than the average high school graduate. Additionally, the college spends 156.6% of gross tuition and fees on instruction – the best in the nation.