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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Bemidji State is a public university located in Bemidji, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,058 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Bemidji State acceptance rate is 65%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Elementary Education. Graduating 48% of students, Bemidji State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,300.

About

1500 Birchmont Dr
Bemidji, MN 56601
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Bemidji State University Rankings

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Bemidji State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,945 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,377 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 28 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
11
How Students Learn
  • All
    22%
  • None
    59%
  • Some
    19%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,058 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,432
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Average
    44%
  • Hard working
    32%
  • Outgoing
    12%
  • Special
    8%
  • Cant afford better
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 43 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 53 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Outdoors
    45%
  • Friendly professors, get to know you personally
    39%
  • Open
    10%
  • Backwater School, Debt Trap
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,600 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
76%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

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