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BSC is approved to offer programs to veterans and other eligible persons for veteran's benefits. For details, visit the BSC Veterans Services site. If you have any questions on how your approved Veteran's benefits may affect your tuition and fee billing please contact Student Finance. We can be reached via any of the following options: **Veteran students may qualify for the North Dakota Military/Veteran Residency Rate for tuition. Click here to find out.

Student payment is due on the first day of a student's class, according to their class schedule, for all tuition/fees, as well as any tuition/fees not covered by the students approved Veterans Benefit.

Upon receipt of payment from the VA, for any approved Veteran Benefit where the payment is sent directly to the school, BSC Student Finance will adjust your account balance according to the payment received.
  1. Any charges not covered by your approved Veteran Benefit are due on or before the first day of class and can be paid by any of the following options:
    1. Pay Online Now within the Student Center under Finances with check, check card or credit card: Click Pay Online (Please wait while the page loads.) Choose Payments from the main menu at the top of the page. Make sure the account information is showing Bismarck, click Go, Pay and select the payment method -- check, bank/credit card.
    2. Money orders or mailed payments must be received by the college on or before the payment deadline so please allow ample time for delivery. We suggest at least 2-weeks before the deadline if residing in Continental US, and additional time if overseas. If you are likely to miss the deadline, please pay with check or bank/credit card online. Mailed payments can be addressed to:

                                                                          BSC Student Finance 
                                                                                  PO Box 5587
                                                                     Bismarck, ND 58506-5587

  2. Unpaid balances will:
    1. Receive a 1.75% late fee on any balance that is 30 days past due on the 14 of each month.
    2. Obtain a Hold on any balance 2 days past due preventing the student from receiving transcripts or enrolling in any additional courses.
    3. Obtain a Global Service Indicator after 90 days past due on a balance of $300 or more, preventing enrollment at any NDUS Institution.
    4. Be submitted to a collection agency at any point a balance has reached 180 days past due.
Federal Financial Aid may be available through grants and loan programs. In general, to qualify for more federal financial aid you must be enrolled in 6.0 units each semester and demonstrate financial eligibility through the regular application process. Receiving reimbursement through the Tuition Assistance program does not disqualify any student from applying for financial aid. Please visit the Financial Aid site to review your options.