BSU Applications for Admission

Bemidji State, located on the shores of Lake Bemidji in Minnesota

Life on the Lake at Bemidji State University

Illuminate Your Future

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Whether you’re from across the street or across an ocean, all students at Bemidji State University pay the same affordable tuition rate.

You belong at Bemidji State University — a place where you’ll be part of a thriving campus of 5,000 students, but where you’re never just a number. A place where you’re surrounded by the natural majesty of Minnesota’s north woods. A place steeped in American Indian culture, nestled among the three largest native nations in Minnesota.

A place with character built on a foundation of environmental stewardship, community engagement and an understanding of our place in a global society. You’ll see these commitments in everything we teach and everything we do. Here, you have the opportunity to shine.

Apply now. Please plan to apply and be admitted at least one week prior to the start of each semester. International students pursuing education in the USA should review the International Admissions Checklist before applying.

Undergraduate Application

Entering freshmen, transfer and returning students, PSEO (post-secondary), or if you’re seeking an additional bachelor’s degree — or taking classes but not pursuing a degree:

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There is no application fee for an Undergraduate Application!

Graduate Application

Students seeking graduate degrees — including online graduate degrees — or post-graduate certificates, or students taking graduate classes but not pursuing a degree:

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