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So you're from Bemidji, MN?

Fortunately for you, Bemidji, MN offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Bemidji College and University Demographics

Bemidji's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 97 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from aquatic biology/limnology to aquatic biology/limnology to nursing assistant/aide and patient care assistant/aide.

The top-ranked school in Bemidji is Bemidji State University, with a nationwide rank of 74th in 2010. The school has approximately 5,175 students. The most popular course of study at Bemidji State University is Business.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Bemidji colleges and universities is $8,993 per year. The Bemidji school charging the highest tuition rates is Oak Hills Christian College, which charges students $14,400 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Bemidji is at Northwest Technical College, which charges students $5,082 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $22,061,000 in financial aid was received by students at Bemidji colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $20,751,000 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $9,651,000, which was given by Bemidji State University.

Bemidji Student Demographics

Approximately 2% of Minnesota students were enrolled in Bemidji colleges in 2010. That is 6,854 students. With 5,175 students, Bemidji State University had the highest total student enrollment in Bemidji. On the other hand, with only 144 students, Oak Hills Christian College had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 70% of students who enroll as first year students at Bemidji schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Bemidji schools is approximately 37%. Bemidji State University has the highest graduation rate in Bemidji, with 49% of students graduating. Northwest Technical College has the lowest rate, with 29% graduating.

Diversity

Approximately 59% of students enrolled in Bemidji schools are female. 100% of Bemidji college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Bemidji college students, 14 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Northwest Technical College had the highest percentage of diverse students in Bemidji, with 15% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Bemidji Faculty Demographics

Bemidji schools had 931 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Bemidji schools. And 12% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Bemidji colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 10 students. Hennepin Technical College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Bemidji.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Bemidji State University Bemidji MN 25.5837 46% 5,175
3 miles from location Northwest Technical College Bemidji MN 13.3048 n/a 1,535
5 miles from location Oak Hills Christian College Bemidji MN 22.6432 86% 144
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Bemidji, MN to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 5,470 $21,760 $25,000
2
Office Clerks, General+ 4,150 $26,850 $28,240
3
Registered Nurses+ 3,530 $64,890 $67,720
4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 3,390 $28,980 $35,340
5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 3,330 $23,550 $25,140
6
Home Health Aides+ 3,100 $22,040 $21,760
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 2,700 $47,950 $54,330
8
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 2,620 $35,070 $41,360
9
General and Operations Managers+ 1,930 $77,460 $113,100
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 1,770 $31,480 $39,890
11
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 1,770 $27,020 $30,100
12
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,620 $21,470 $23,260
13
Carpenters+ 1,550 $35,900 $43,890
14
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 1,540 $45,560 $54,880
15
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,330 $40,770 $50,770
16
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,080 $43,520 $55,620
17
Accountants and Auditors+ 1,050 $54,320 $68,960
18
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 950 $39,370 $45,860
19
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 860 $33,680 $32,000
20
Construction Laborers+ 820 $35,610 $33,590
21
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 730 $24,400 $24,180
22
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 710 $37,860 $38,200
23
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 700 $31,400 $33,300
24
Electricians+ 680 $50,310 $51,810
25
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 630 $32,620 $33,270
26
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 550 $57,610 $62,260
27
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 550 $24,820 $26,510
28
Cooks, Fast Food+ 540 $17,990 $18,540
29
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 520 $36,990 $42,250
30
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 510 $49,420 $55,220
31
Pharmacy Technicians+ 500 $29,580 $29,330
32
Loan Officers+ 500 $57,550 $65,900
33
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 500 $33,070 $29,200
34
Security Guards+ 470 $23,450 $26,870
35
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 460 $43,830 $50,360
36
Dental Assistants+ 460 $35,780 $34,140
37
Financial Managers+ 450 $91,430 $116,970
38
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 430 $49,670 $43,850
39
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 400 $79,700 $93,670
40
Lawyers+ 370 $66,790 $129,440
41
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers+ 360 $61,750 $57,510
42
Managers, All Other+ 350 $79,240 $102,160
43
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters+ 340 $32,740 $31,790
44
Medical Secretaries+ 340 $30,550 $31,820
45
Bakers+ 330 $24,270 $25,350
46
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians+ 320 $38,720 $38,190
47
Sales Managers+ 320 $84,890 $114,110
48
Cooks, Short Order+ 310 $18,550 $21,030
49
Dental Hygienists+ 300 $61,840 $68,680
50
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education+ 290 $42,730 $51,550