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Admission

HOW TO GET STARTED

1.     APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION
This form must be completed and submitted by the applicant. Click here to start an application for admission.  

  • Non-refundable $35 application fee*
    • Students that have previously paid the application fee are not required to pay this fee again.

2.    ALL OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS

  • Official High School Transcripts or GED
    • Official transcrpts must be sent directly from the shcool and must include the graduation date. Official GED transcripts must be sent from the Department of Public Instruction. International credentials must be evaluted through an approved evaluation service that is accredited by the Foreign Credentials Service of American (FCSA), National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).
    • Exemptions to this policy may be granted if you have completed 24 or more semester hours of transferrable college level coursework.
    • If you are a current high school student, an official work in progress transcript can be submitted. A final high school transcript will be required after you have officially graduated.
  • Official College/University Transcripts
    • Applicants who have attended other post-secondary institutions prior to applying to Williston State College must contact each institution and request an official transcript of all course work be sent directly from the institution to the Enrollment Services Office at Williston State College. International credentials must be evaluted through an approved evaluation service that is accredited by the Foreign Credentials Service of American (FCSA), National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE).

Transcripts can be mailed to:

Williston State College
Enrollment Services
1410 University Avenue
Williston, ND 58801

We also accept electronic transcripts from National Student Clearinghouse, eScrip-Safe, Parchment and North Dakota eTranscripts.

3.     VACCINATION RECORDS (On-Campus Students Only)

  • Two doses of the Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine for students born after 01/01/1957.
  • One dose of the meningococcal vaccine after the age of 16 for all students 21 and under.

North Dakota Residents can request their immunization through this link: http://www.ndhealth.gov/Immunize/Public/ImmRecord.aspx

Exemptions to this policy may be granted if your beliefs preclude participation in an immunization program.

Students can either submit an immunization record or have our Immunization Compliance Form filled out.

4.     PLACEMENT SCORES
Placement scores are required for all degree-seeking students.  If you have math and English courses that transfer to WSC from a regionally accredited institution, this document could be waived. To schedule a placement exam at WSC or for more information on placement testing, please click here.

 NEXT STEPS:

Upon completion of the online application, you will receive an email giving you instructions on setting up an account in Campus Connection. This online portal gives you access to:

  • Checking your To-Do List
  • Apply for Housing
  • Register for Classes
  • Pay Tuition
  • Accept Financial Aid and view Holds

Once all documentation above has been received and processed by Enrollment Services, you will then be officially accepted for admission. An advisor will be assigned to you and your advisor can assist you with picking out your courses for the upcoming semester. If you have questions regarding the admission process, please feel free to contact Enrollment Services at wsc.admission@willistonstate.edu or call 701.774.4200.

Collaborative Student-Enrolled in courses at more than one NDUS institution
Early Entry Student-A high school student enrolled in a college course for both high school and college credit
International Student-A student that is attending WSC that is originally coming from outside of the United States