The Power of the West

It may surprise you that a North Dakota University System (NDUS) campus is likely within an hour’s drive of your well head or shop. Five NDUS campuses form BakkenU: Bismarck State College, Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Minot State University, and Williston State College.

Let us help you expand your knowledge and marketability through BakkenU. North Dakota’s five westernmost colleges and universities are coming together to offer you a one-stop shop for exploring energy-related programs or hundreds of other exciting offerings either in-person or online. We are standing by to help you energize your future.

Bismarck State College | 701.224.5424
Multiple energy related programs of study in production and transmission.

Dakota College at Bottineau | 701.228.5487
Land management certificate with energy industry focus.

Dickinson State University | 701.483.2175
Offers a variety of certificate and degree programs online and face-to-face.

Minot State University | 701.858.4216
Unique energy program in Energy Economics and Finance.

Williston State College | 701.774.4563 or 701.713.3783
Offers a variety of degree and certificate options in Welding, Petroleum Technology, Transportation Technology, Agriculture, and more.