Tuition & Fees

$8,678

$8,678

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
37%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
62%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

24

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,670
Declined + 1,363
Total Received 4,033
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Public

4,833

undergraduate students

365

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 6676
ACT 2084

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,198
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACS American Chemical Society
•  ATMAE (Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Bemidji, MN

89-acre campus in Bemidji (population: 14,942), 120 miles from Grand Forks, ND; branch campuses in Hibbing. Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

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
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
51%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
37%
18-23
45%
12-17
16%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
62%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,670
Declined + 1,363
Total Received 4,033

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Paul Muller
Director of Admissions
P: 877 236-4354
F: 218 755-2390
admissions@bemidjistate.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 31

Institution's own financial aid form
March 31

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
March 31

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Lesa Lawrence
Director of Financial Aid
lesa.lawrence@bemidjistate.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Tracy Dill (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Sarah Levesque (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Beavers
School colors
green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Engineering
Applied Management
Aquatic Biology
Art/Design
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Community Health
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Creative/Professional Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
Elementary/Middle Level Mathematics
Engineering Technology
English
English Education
Environmental Engineering Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Geography
Health Education
History
Humanities
Indigenous Studies
Individualized Studies
Integrated Media
International Studies
Liberal Studies
Life Science
Management Information Systems
Marketing Communication
Mathematical Education
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Project Management
Psychology
Science Education
Social Studies
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Sport Management
Wilderness Management/Outdoor Recreation Planning
Wildlife Biology
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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

5,198

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

4,833
students

Female
58%
2,786

Male
42%
2,047

7%

365
students

Female
70%
254

Male
30%
111

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

3,351
students

Female
55%
1,829

Male
45%
1,522

31%

1,482
students

Female
65%
957

Male
35%
525

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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