Bemidji State University has been listed among the country’s 100 most affordable colleges offering online bachelor’s degrees by Great Value Colleges.
Out of the 100 schools in the site’s tuition-based rankings, BSU was listed 64th.
The website compiled its list by examining data on estimated tuition and fees from the Center for Education Statistics for the 2014-15 academic year. Great Value Colleges defines an online college as “one offering at least one complete bachelor’s degree online, though many of these institutions offer a considerable number of online degrees.”
About Great Value Colleges
Great Value Colleges’ mission is to help students get the best possible education for their money. They seek to accomplish this through high-quality, researched-based articles and rankings covering a broad number of angles so as to help the most students possible. Typically, their rankings are based on publicly available information from reputable third-party sources; these sources are referenced in each individual ranking, along with the methodology used in developing the ranking.
Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling nearly 5,000 students, Bemidji State offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. BSU is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding.