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Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN 4-Year Public

About Bemidji State University

Bemidji State University is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Bemidji, MN

Founded in 1919, the institution currently enrolls around 4,577 students a year, including 4,165 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About Bemidji State University

Acceptance rate: 65%

Average GPA: 3.26

Mean ACT score: 21

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Bemidji State University in 2021?

Admission to Bemidji State University is moderately difficult. Around 65 percent of all applicants to Bemidji State University are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.26 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 21.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Bemidji State University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 785 students who started at Bemidji State University as first-time freshman, 233 graduate within four years.

Bemidji State University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 45 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Bemidji State University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Bemidji State University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1500 Birchmont Drive, NE Bemidji, MN 56601-2699

Campus Setting: Small Town

Bemidji State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bemidji State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bemidji State University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bemidji State University ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

24 and Above

Good

20 to 24

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Bemidji State University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Bemidji State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Bemidji State University SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Bemidji State University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,802

In State

$18,802

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,976
$7,976
Fees
$1,017
$1,017
Housing
$8,919
$8,919
Books
$890
$890

Student Life

Wondering what life at Bemidji State University is like? There are approximately 4,868 students enrolled at Bemidji State University, including 4,476 undergraduate students and 392 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from MN and 11% percent of students are from other states.

68%

Full Time

32%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,868

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

65%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,993

Out-of-State

$8,993

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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