Williston State College

Williston State College

Williston State College, WSC, is a public educational institute in Williston, North Dakota that was founded in 1957. WSC offers transfer programs which lead to Associate in Science and Associate in Arts degrees. The college campus covers 80 acres.

The athletics teams of WSC, which are known as the Tetons, are active in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball teams. They participate in the Mon-Dak athletic conference. WSC is also home to numerous student organization such as the Agri-Business Club, the Computer and Technology Club, the Astronomy Club, WSC Auto Skills USA Club, and the Physical Therapist Assistant Club (PTA).

WSC awards more than 350,000 dollars in scholarships from up to sixty different scholarship funds every year.

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Williston State College
1410 University Ave
Williston , ND 58801-1326
General Phone: (701) 774-4200

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Williston State College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts73liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Administration20medical records tech, medical transcription
Therapy and Counseling19physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Medical Support and Technology10speech pathology, mental health services tech
Business and Management7accounting technology, entrepreneurship, marketing
Mechanics and Repair7automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Agricultural Science and Management4agriculture
Landscaping and Horticulture3various plant science courses
Computer Science and Engineering3data processing tech, network management
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Education and Teaching0teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Williston State College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree15618
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4813
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years02

Williston State College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Williston State College had a total enrollment of 735 students (555 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 4%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 11%
20-21 27%
22-24 16%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%

Williston State College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 60 %

Williston State College Room and Board (2007)

Williston State College offers campus housing for 130 of its 555 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Williston, North Dakota for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Dakota Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Williston State College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,130
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,338
Room and board $ 4,300
Room charge $ 1,324
Board (meal plan) charge $ 1,894
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 3,224

Financial Aid:
Williston State College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 300700)

Williston State College Faculty

Williston State College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track75
Non-tenured and not on tenure track44

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*3$47,543

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professoracademic year9$49,1873$45,793
Instructoracademic year11$29,4326$33,564
No academic rankacademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year20$38,32211$38,002

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Williston State College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports099

Williston State College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agriculture, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Landscaping And Horticulture
Plant Sciences, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Williston State College Apart:

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Career counseling
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
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