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Bemidji State University

Bemidji, MN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate65%
Acceptance Rate65%

Bemidji State University Academics

Bemidji State University requires at least 120 to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Bemidji State University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 45% of students who start college at Bemidji State University graduate within six years.

Bemidji State University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted Unknown
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Bemidji State University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Bemidji State University?

Bemidji State University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Bemidji State University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Bemidji State University

When choosing a major, Bemidji State University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Bemidji State University.

Student Designed Majors

Bemidji State University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Bemidji State University does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Bemidji State University

Bemidji State University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Bemidji State University

Does Bemidji State University Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ Bemidji State University offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Bemidji State University Have An Online Program?

✅ Bemidji State University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Bemidji State University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Bemidji State University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Bemidji State University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Bemidji State University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Bemidji State University.

Does Bemidji State University Require Internships?

🟨 Bemidji State University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Bemidji State University

Bemidji State University Library

The main library on campus is the A. C. Clark Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Bemidji State University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Bemidji State University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Bemidji State University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Bemidji State University does not have any ROTC programs.

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