Bemidji State University
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students who engage in active learning on campus, in their communities, and throughout the world. Bemidji State University is a catalyst for helping students realize their potential and worth, which, in turn, inspires them to new worlds of thought and promotion of the common good. Bemidji State University is a comprehensive, public, and regional institution in Bemidji, Minnesota and one of seven 4-year universities and 30 tribal and community colleges in the Minnesota State system, the fifth largest higher education system in the country. The University welcomes 5,000 students annually and offers undergraduate and graduate programs on campus and online. The greater Bemidji community has a population of 25,000 and serves as a regional center for commerce, recreation, health care, and the arts. The city of Bemidji’s significant American Indian population and its location between three Indian reservations have made the University a natural hub for preservation of American Indian culture and language and a beacon for degree-seeking American Indian students. Bemidji State University is unique in housing an American Indian Resource Center and offering degree programs in Indigenous Studies and Ojibwe Language. The University serves as a vital resource to the community, providing faculty opportunities for community engagement through education, outreach, and scholarship. To learn more about our distinctive university, see our web site at: