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Bemidji State University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

5,354 students

90% admitted

  • 3,846 full time
  • 1,508 part time
  • 1,931 men full time
  • 1,915 women full time
  • 2,085 applied
  • 1,886 admitted
  • 822 enrolled

4,495 Undergraduates

$7,146 tuition/year

  • 427 Graduates
  • 432 Non-Degree
  • $7,146 in state
  • $978 fees
  • $7,254 room & board
  • $862 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Plains Town, remote from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Gabriella from Otsego, MN
  • 0
  • Bemidji State University is an amazing college! The professors are very helpful and understanding. It's the perfect school to find your niche whether that be academics, athletics, social life, or…

  • Jan-05-2015 Read More
  • Lucas from Dayton, MN
  • 0
  • It's a great university to attend if you're into the outdoors. Hockey, hunting, and fishing are a common interest of students here. Academically solid with reasonable class sizes and professors…

  • Jan-08-2014 Read More
  • Martera from Red Lake, MN
  • 0
  • Very large campus, super friendly people in the area. Beautiful area to study in, right next to a lake. Tunnels are underground so in the winter you don't have to…

  • Jan-17-2014 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Samantha from Baltimore, MD
  • Dec-21-2011 I am a current student here

    I love my friends at BSU and I made plenty right away. I was a searching Christian when I came here, and after the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship welcomed me, I made lots of friends and found it to be very warm and that the people love to discuss and analyze Bible passages...not follow them blindly and believe just what churches say, but find our own understanding. As for the weather, it gets to -60 degrees, I'm's very cold and the lake freezes over. But the lake is beautiful year round, and the breeze on it is a blessing in the hot months. The dorms are okay...Maple is the worst, Tamarack comes close and Oak is pretty bad too but bigger and more inviting...Linden is amazing but pricey and Birch was just redone and is supposed to be pricey but fantastic. The school has amazing facilities (athletic, tech, etc). Overall, I love BSU. :)

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  • 4
  • Zach from Wauwatosa, WI
  • Jun-08-2011 I am a past student here

    The overall atmosphere was pretty nice, the winters are absolutely breathtaking. It is definitely a school for out doors people. The community is pretty friendly and it is a nice town. There isn't a whole lot to do other than out doors activities however.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Bemidji, MN
  • Feb-13-2011 I am a current student here

    Bemidji State University has a lot of offer! There are various activities that anyone can partake in due to its location. BSU is on a lake and after class swimming, canoeing, and fishing are great stress relievers. A public park runs across part of the campus allowing for great leisure time, picnics, and a nature filled environment for one to kick back and study peacefully in. BSU provides on campus events such as swing dance, plays, has a great recreational center, and dorm to dorm activities. The scenery is beautiful, and anyone who loves the outdoors will find a home here at BSU.

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  • 5
  • Laura from Bemidji, MN
  • Nov-02-2010 I am a current student here

    Bemidji State is a great school with many opportunities. There are so many options when choosing your classes, so you have the opportunity to try out new things and get a broad perspective of the world, as well as knowledge about your major. There are also many activities that are school related that you can attend as well, such as events for charity, clubs, and much more so that you may enjoy your time here.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from Alexandria, MN
  • Jan-14-2010 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful in summer and winter. You can even park on the lake while it's iced over. The people are great and the teachers are friendly and helpful. I have made many friends through classes and living in the dorms. The only downfall is the cold weather, but there are tunnels all along campus so we don't have to walk outside in the bitter cold.

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