The Butler Center in Bismarck, ND

Located in the Butler Center for Lifelong Learning on 505 South Seventh Street, the Bismarck downtown campus serves the Bismarck area. The Butler Center is named in honor of Francis and Doris Butler, founders of Butler Machinery, Fargo, by their sons Matt, David, and Greg Butler. It houses the Bismarck Center evening classes, other special program offerings, and an office for University of Mary graduate and distance education. The center has seven classrooms, each with a seating capacity for 24-45 people with the flexibility for two larger spaces. All classrooms have multimedia projectors and the building is wireless. It also serves as the University's information center within Bismarck.


All satellite locations at the University of Mary allow you to meet in a classroom setting one evening per week, often from 6-10 p.m., for the duration of the degree program. Courses run between 5 to 10 weeks, depending on specific course material.

Students can receive a degree in as few as 15 months!

You may also choose to combine evening coursework with our online offerings! This flexible option allows you to pick the most convenient way to take your courses. All U-Mary courses, regardless of method of delivery, cover the same material and are taught in the same manner, giving you unparalleled flexibility.

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