B.A. On Campus


Bemidji State University

48 months
18416 USD/year
7976 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you’re looking for an entry-level career or you want to pursue an advanced degree, the English program of the Bemidji State University will have you prepared.


Your study for the BA in English will be an immersion in reading. You will journey through time in survey classes such as American Literature. In topics courses such as “The American Short Story” and “Romantic and Victorian British Literature,” you will submerge yourself in the literature and lives of influential writers.

You will learn to understand movies as literature in courses such as “American Film” and “Women in Film,” and in Literary Criticism you will learn how “good writing” has changed over time. The course “Linguistics” will delve into the radical changes involved in the evolution of the English language.

In the English program of the Bemidji State University, you will select an area of concentration, either in additional literature or writing courses, related courses in language, history, philosophy or cultural studies, or in a minor of your choosing. A minor helps prepare you for work in related fields, such as mass communication, technical studies, art or the sciences.

After You Graduate

You BA in English prepares you for work that requires critical thinking, editing and writing skills. The US Department of Labor Statistics predicts a 10 to 20 percent increase in the opportunities for writers and editors over the next 10 years. These positions are traditionally held by graduates with the BA in English. This degree also prepares you for graduate study in the many specific fields within literature and writing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Literature, to 1865
  • British Literature from 1800 to Present
  • World Literature from 1600 to Present
  • Shakespeare and His Age
  • The American Film
  • Literature for Young Adults

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All international applications are processed on a rolling basis. 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of $20.00
  • Application (online or paper) International Student Application
  • Official transcript
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Statement of Purpose
  • International Agreement Form
  • Authorization to Release Student Information Form (if applicable to you)
  • Financial documents
  • A copy of passport ID Name Page
  • Transfer verification form & a copy of your I-20 or DS 2019 if you are currently in the F or J status in the U.S.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9208 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3988 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bemidji

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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