Bemidji State University Graduate Schools

Bemidji State University (referred to as Bemidji State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bemidji, MN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Bemidji State University is $9,112 for Minnesota residents and $9,586 for out-of-state students. The school has 412 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,577 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Bemidji State University (referred to as Bemidji State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bemidji, MN. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1943 - Current).
Bemidji State Directory Information
School NameBemidji State University (Bemidji State)
Address1500 Birchmont Dr, Bemidji, MN 56601
Phone800-475-2001
Webhttps://www.bemidjistate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.bemidjistate.edu/mybsu/finances/aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Bemidji State University is $9,112 for Minnesota residents and $9,586 for out-of-state students. The school has 412 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,577 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 83 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,586
$9,112 for Minnesota Residents
Student Population412
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs83 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Bemidji State University is $9,112 for Minnesota residents and $9,586 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $478.
Bemidji State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Bemidji State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Bemidji State University is $9,112 for Minnesota residents and $9,586 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.20% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Minnesota ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,263$922$7,263$922
2018-2019$7,553$938$7,553$938
2019-2020$7,779$952$7,779$952
2020-2021$8,012$1,100$8,012$1,100
2021-2022$8,608$978$8,608$978
The graduate school tuition & fees of Bemidji State is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Minnesota. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Minnesota graduate tuition is $14,841 (public) / $16,400 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Bemidji State University$9,112$9,586
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Minnesota Graduate Schools$13,764$15,642
Public$11,356$14,841
Private$16,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,160 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Bemidji State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.01% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,160. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.01% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,162$3,000$8,162$3,000
2018-2019$8,408$3,000$8,408$3,000
2019-2020$8,660$3,000$8,660$3,000
2020-2021$8,920$3,000$8,920$3,000
2021-2022$9,160$3,000$9,160$3,000
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $478 at Bemidji State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 7.42% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$403
2018-2019$420
2019-2020$432
2020-2021$445
2021-2022$478

Graduate Programs at Bemidji State

Bemidji State University offers 15 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 66 students have completed their study at Bemidji State University.
Offered Degrees at Bemidji State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree13559
Post Bachelor's Degree217
Total15666
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Bemidji State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 30 completers.
Bemidji State University offers 15 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 66 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 59 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Studies0-
Education [+] (3 completers) 40 completers-
Education11-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Special Education and Teaching28-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Counseling Psychology0-
Business [+] 14 completers-
Business Administration and Management14-
Total59
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology7-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Total7

Graduate Student Population at Bemidji State

For academic year 2021-2022, total 412 students enrolled into Bemidji State University graduate schools where it has total 4,577 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 81 full-time and 331 part-time graduate students. By gender, 154 male and 258 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total412154258
Full-time813744
Part-tme331117214
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 361 White (87.62%), 6 Black/African American (1.46%), 12 Hispanic (2.91%), 4 Asian (0.97%), and 29 students with other races. 4 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total412154258
American Indian/Native American743
Asian413
Black/African American633
Hispanic1266
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White361129232
Two More1688
Un-Known211
Non-resident Alien422
Bemidji State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 334 graduate students (81.07% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 24 graduate students (5.83% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total412
Enrolled Online Exclusively334
Enrolled Some Online Courses24
Not in Online Courses54

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