The acceptance rate at Bemidji State University is 69%. It ranks #14 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Bemidji State University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 2,113 out of 3,043 applicants were admitted.
The school has easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 19/24). Bemidji State University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.26. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 24% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Bemidji State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Bemidji State University?
Admission data indicates that Bemidji State University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Bemidji State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>81%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||69%-81%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||59%-69%|
|17 to 19||Reach||49%-59%|
|Less than 17||Low||<49%|
What GPA do you need to get into Bemidji State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Bemidji State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Bemidji State University was 3.26 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Bemidji State University accepts 69% of students who apply.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
71% of Bemidji State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||10%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||71%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||27%||24%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Bemidji State University is $20.
What are the requirements for admission to Bemidji State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173124 IPEDS survey data for Bemidji State University.
97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
69% of those who apply are granted admission to Bemidji State University. Admission competition is low and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 97% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.