Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,076

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
16
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

24

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,113
Declined 930
Total Received 3,043
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Public

5,564

undergraduate students

604

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bemidji State University, founded in 1919, is a public, multipurpose university. Its 89-acre campus is located along the shore of Lake Bemidji in a residential area of Bemidji, MN.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,168
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

89-acre campus in Bemidji (population: 15,366), 120 miles from Grand Forks, ND; branch campuses in Hibbing. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive, NE
Bemidji, MN
56601-2699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

75th
22
25th
16
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Other application fee (waived if filed online)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early action program yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,113
Declined 930
Total Received 3,043

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$4,859

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $7,976
Room $5,597
Board $3,322
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $890
Total $18,885
Average Financial Aid - $4,859
Total with Avg. Aid $14,026

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 755-FAID
F: 218 755-4361
financialaid@bemidjistate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
Aquatic Biology/Limnology.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Computer Science.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Studies.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Geography.
Health Teacher Education.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Science/Studies.
International/Globalization Studies.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Technical Teacher Education.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,168

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

5,564
students

Female
57%
3,190

Male
43%
2,374

10%

604
students

Female
65%
394

Male
35%
210

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

3,289
students

Female
53%
1,755

Male
47%
1,534

41%

2,275
students

Female
63%
1,435

Male
37%
840

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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