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Bemidji State University

Bemidji, Minnesota

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Bemidji State University

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About Bemidji State University

Bemidji State University (BSU) is a public state university in Bemidji, Minnesota, United States, located on the shores of Lake Bemidji. Founded as a preparatory institution for teachers in 1919, it provides higher education to north-central Minnesota. It is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.


Located in Bemidji, Minnesota.

1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, MN, 56601, Beltrami County

Bemidji State University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#1039 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Minnesota

#33 of 110

2022 Best Public Colleges in Minnesota

#10 of 43

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Bemidji State University is Business Management followed by Education, Medical, Liberal Arts and Security & Enforcement.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Bemidji State University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni