Bemidji State University Rankings

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In the World#2736 of 14178
In North America#837 of 2629
In the United States#770 of 2528
In Minnesota#23 of 49
In Bemidji#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
4,490
Graduates
407
Male:Female Ratio
42:58
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Bemidji State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%66%64%
Applicants3,4131,3742,030
Admissions2,2159111,300
Freshmen enrolled full time616305311
Freshmen enrolled part time15510

870 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,343 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
609 or 97%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bemidji State University are 19-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3914 (82%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown236 (5%)
Two or more races184 (4%)
Hispanic142 (3%)
Black or African American119 (2%)
Nonresident Alien110 (2%)
Asian54 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native35 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,377
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,858$7,779
Tuition in-state$7,858$7,779
Tuition out-of-state$7,858$7,779
Fee in-district$1,082$952
Fee in-state$1,082$952
Fee out-of-state$1,082$952

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,267
Combined charge for room and board$8,660
Room charge$5,434
Meal charge$3,226

Bemidji State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse187
Business Administration and Management, General14416
Elementary Education and Teaching80
Psychology, General61
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies52
Accounting51
Biology & Biological Sciences, General446
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies387
Social Work44
Kinesiology and Exercise Science24
E-Commerce & Electronic Commerce23
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management21
Special Education and Teaching, General20
Education, General19
Engineering Technology, General17
Industrial Technology & Technician17
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management16
Environmental Studies151
English Language and Literature, General124
Design and Visual Communications, General16
Mass Communication & Media Studies15
Creative Writing15
Aquatic Biology & Limnology13
Project Management13
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other11
Computer Science11
Music, General8
Mathematics, General8
Mathematics Teacher Education44
Health Teacher Education7
Chemistry, General7
Political Science and Government, General6
Community Health and Preventive Medicine6
English & Language Arts Teacher Education5
Information Science & Studies5
Music Teacher Education5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching21
Economics, General3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education3
Geography2
Sociology2
History, General1
American Indian & Native American Studies1
Art & Art Studies, General1
Social Sciences, General1
Technology Teacher Education & Industrial Arts Teacher Education1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total3899472
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%43%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
423
Citations
5,352

Publication count by topic

Psychology
63
Computer science
50
Chemistry
38
Biology
38
Sociology
30
Economics
27
Environmental science
25
Medicine
21
Business
20
Mathematics
18
Engineering
15
Political science
13
Geography
12
Geology
9
Art
7
Physics
5
Philosophy
5
History
5
Materials science
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology1991335
Geology2356177
Business2456360
Psychology24771,169
Environmental science2571407
Political science306837
Economics3121109
Physics3365130
Computer science3438459
Biology3577772
Engineering3650134
Geography373041
Chemistry3768573
Mathematics3802172
Medicine4151270
Materials science504725

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990311
199132
1992610
1993319
1994324
1995445
1996435
1997537
1998448
1999642
2000975
20011170
20021898
20034108
200413137
200511197
200611159
20074201
200814213
200914224
20106273
201117270
201219366
201311295
201410325
201519296
201623328
201721264
201815295
201937277
202035391

General info

Alternative namesBSU
Founded1919
WikipediaBemidji State University
Colorsgreen, black, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff467
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1500 Birchmont Dr
Bemidji, Minnesota, 56601
United States
City population13,000
Phone8004752001
Fax+1 (218) 755 2074

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