Bemidji State University
Bemidji State University was established in 1919 as Bemidji Normal School, with the purpose of being a teacher training institution. In 1921, the school became Bemidji State Teachers College and began offering a four year degree. After another name change in 1957, the institution officially became Bemidji State University in 1975.
Bemidji State University has over 5,300 students that come from 36 states and 38 different countries. BSU is known for its beautiful lakeside campus, that sits on the western shore of Lake Bemidji. This means that students can enjoy the great outdoor lifestyle available to them, and engage in outdoor activities that include kayaking, hunting, and fishing. In addition to those activities, students also have the choice of almost 100 clubs and organizations on campus.
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
- Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
- Minimum SAT 1060