Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN

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Tuition & Fees

$4,299

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
62%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,968
Declined 1,059
Total Received 3,027
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Public

4,476

undergraduate students

392

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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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,868
Established in 1919
Coeducational Coeducational

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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: BJI

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
68%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
62%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.26

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,968
Declined 1,059
Total Received 3,027

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
application essay
first generation
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Indian/Native American Studies
Aquatic Biology/Limnology
Art/Art Studies, General
Behavioral Sciences
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

4,868

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

4,476
students

Female
57%
2,560

Male
43%
1,916

8%

392
students

Female
65%
254

Male
35%
138

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

3,065
students

Female
54%
1,626

Male
46%
1,439

32%

1,411
students

Female
67%
934

Male
33%
477

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
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

536

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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