Bemidji State University serves over 5,100 students in undergraduate, graduate, and online degree programs. Our core philosophy is built upon a commitment to environmental stewardship, community service, and global understanding. You'll see that commitment in what we teach and in what we do. Located on Lake Bemidji's western shore, our north woods campus reminds us daily of the need to be in tune with our world. Similarly, our region's American Indian culture beckons us to begin our global journey by understanding our past as we prepare for the future.
We create an innovative, interdisciplinary, and highly accessible learning environment committed to student success and a sustainable future for our communities, state, and the planet. Through the transformative power of the liberal arts, education in the professions, and robust engagement of our students, we instil and promote service to others, preserve the earth, and respect and appreciate the diverse peoples of our region and world.
Through the sum of their educational experience at Bemidji State, students will have multiple opportunities to learn about, experience, and reflect on the University's Shared Fundamental Values of Civic engagement and leadership, International and multicultural understanding, Belief in the power of the liberal arts and environmental stewardship.
These core values guide the Bemidji States' curriculum and services. Not tightly defined, they invite interpretation and discovery.