Bemidji State University is a leading public university founded in 1919. The University has the following schools and colleges: College of Arts & Sciences; College of Business, Technology, & Communication; College of Health Sciences & Human Ecology; Integrative Programs; School of Graduate Studies.

Bemidji State University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities. The University's Department of Business Administration & Department of Accounting Programs, including its online programs, have received specialized national & international accreditation from International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The Social Work curriculum is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council of Social Work Education. The University also received accreditations from the National council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the American Chemical Society and the National League for Nursing.

Bemidji State University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.


- Ranked 91st among Regional Universities (Midwest) by US News (2012).

- Bemidji State University has earned a place in the top tier of the U.S. News and World Report rankings of America's colleges and universities in the Midwest region. It is tied with two other institutions for 92nd among all colleges and universities in the region and ranked 35th among public universities in the region (2011). In addition Bemidji State tied for 26th in rankings of a school's population of international students and tied for 42nd in the economic diversity category, with 31 percent of its students receiving Pell grants.

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