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Bemidji State University Tuition & Cost

Bemidji, Minnesota

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Bemidji State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$890
Other Fees$1,116
Room and Board $9,160
Other Expenses Budget$3,000

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Bemidji State University on a full time basis for 2021/2022 is $22,856 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $8,690 for tuition, $9,160 room and board, $890 for books and supplies and $1,116 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Bemidji State University is $8,690, the same as Minnesota residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Bemidji State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Bemidji State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$10,178
$30,001 to $48,000$10,377
$48,001 to $75,000$14,520
$75,001 to $110,000$18,078

The average reported annual net price for Bemidji State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,924 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

97% of full-time undergrad Bemidji State University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,790 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 63% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,280 and 22% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,831.

Finanical Aid Bemidji State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,790 97%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,827 46%
Pell Grants $4,253 31%
Other Federal Grants $720 88%
State and Local Grants $3,039 41%
Federal Student Loans $5,280 63%
Other Student Loans $9,831 22%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Bemidji State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $46,436. The loan balance of $46,436 is a four year multiple of the $11,609 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $443 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $46,436
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $443.05
Total Interest Paid $6,730.08
Sum of All Loan Payments $53,166.08

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $22,856
2 $23,682
3 $24,538
4 $25,425

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Bemidji State University to be $91,424 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Bemidji State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $303 $909 $1,212

Estimated cost for a class at Bemidji State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Bemidji State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Bemidji State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173124 IPEDS survey data for Bemidji State University.