Admission to the BSW Program

Applications are accepted fall and spring semesters for the on-campus BSW program. Applications for the hybrid BSW program are accepted spring and summer semesters but prioritized during spring semester. Admission criteria and eligibility must be met prior to applying for BSW program admission.

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Admissions Deadlines

Applications are due at 8 AM on the due date. *Applications for the fall 2023 hybrid BSW program will be prioritized in February 2023.

Semester Deadline
Fall 2022 October 10, 2022
Spring 2023 *February 13, 2023
Summer 2023 June 19th, 2023

Admissions Application

Applicants will need your Star ID login credentials to complete this application. If you do not have Star ID login credentials, please Get in touch with us!

Application Component Instructions
BSW Program Application Complete the BSW application after you have completed the personal essay, case study, ecomap and printed a PDF of your most recent Degree Audit Report (DAR).
Personal Essay Complete the personal essay and upload it with the BSW application
Case Study & Ecomap Complete the case study and ecomap and upload them with the BSW application
Bemidji State University Social Work Program Reference Form One professional, volunteer or academic reference is required. Email the form to your reference. Your reference will email the completed form to (Completed references will not be accepted from students.)

Get in touch with us if you need help navigating the application process. There is also a video available here that explains the admissions process in more detail.