Welcome to Bemidji State University


Whether you are a prospective student or family member, a potential employee, a community member or one of our many other important stakeholders, I appreciate your interest in Bemidji State.

This website is the virtual front door to our great university, representing the outstanding experience we offer our students and the enormous impact we make through our graduates and with our valued partners.

Students from across Minnesota and around the globe thrive in a friendly learning community that celebrates innovation and cherishes tradition. Students pursue excellence in the arts, sciences and professions, guided by superb faculty who are dedicated to their success.

We like to say that becoming a part of BSU is the Best Decision Ever!

Richard A. Hanson, Ph.D.