4,833
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,299
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Bemidji State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Bemidji, MN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1500 Birchmont Drive, NE
Bemidji, MN  56601-2699
United States
Contact Phone: 218-755-2000

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Data Processing And Data Processing Technology Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
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Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Native/Native American Languages Checkmark
German Checkmark
Modern Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,833
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

2,306
Females Applied
1,547
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,727
Males Applied
1,123
Males Accepted
65%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.2
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 20 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,630
In-state
7,630
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,066
Full-time student fees
8,408
Room & board

Financial Aid

9,299
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,434
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,225
Avg. Loan Aid
11,023
Avg. Grant Aid
5,878
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
61%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,833
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.34%
Black or African American 2.23%
White or Caucasian 78.85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.65%
Asian 1.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.29%
Other 7.12%

Gender

Male (42.35%)
Female (57.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 28%

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

241
Total Faculty
21:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 83
Male - 115
Female - 126