Bemidji State University

Acceptance Rate 74.95 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $10,130
Student Population 4,279
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,978
Graduation Rate 48 %

Academic Overview

Bemidji State University Campus, Bemidji, MN
Bemidji State University is a public, four-years institute located in Bemidji, Minnesota. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,806 for Minnesota residents and $10,130 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,586 for Minnesota residents and $9,711 for out-of-state students.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,279 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 74.95% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from Bemidji State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Bemidji State's tuition & fees is $9,806 for Minnesota residents and $10,130 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $9,586 for in-state students and $9,711 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Bemidji State. The acceptance rate of Bemidji State is 74.95% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27.92%. The average graduation rate is 48% and the transfer-out rate is 34%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,978 and 63% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,279 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Bemidji State University is 74.95 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Bemidji State University is 48 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Bemidji State University is 34 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Bemidji State University is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Bemidji State University is 4,279
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Bemidji State University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,978 at Bemidji State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, MN 56601
Online Applicationhttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/mybsu/finances/aid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/mybsu/finances/net-price-calculator/
Disability Servicehttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/services/accessibility/

Offered Degrees

Bemidji State offers 84 major programs through online and on-site education where 21 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate20
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree5812
Post Bachelor's Degree32
Master's Degree146

Special Learning Opportunities

Bemidji State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,036)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,422)

Veterans Benefits

Bemidji State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges