B.Sc. On Campus

Individualized Studies

Bemidji State University

48 months
18416 USD/year
7976 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Individualized Studies program of the Bemidji State University is a degree developed by the student in consultation with an advisor from their concentrated area(s) of study. The nature of this degree provides students with the flexibility to design a program of study, based on prior course work in a major and the selection of a sequence of elective courses.


Course of Study

Students in the Individualized Studies program of the Bemidji State University can choose a program of study that is focused on their specific interests of study and professional goals.  

No more than 30 credits from the Individualized Studies degree program may be applied toward a double-major or second degree in the designated disciplines.

Individualized  Studies Program Requirements

Students eligible to declare Individualized Studies as their bachelor’s degree program of study must have completed a minimum of 72 semester credits.

The degree program requires completion of 44 semester credits in the student’s choice of courses from the following disciplines at the 3000-4000 level, and a one-credit capstone course from one of the following disciplines excluding Psychology and Social Work, with a 2.25 minimum GPA. Students may complete a 6-12 credit internship or applicable work experience as a part of the 45 credits required at the 3000-4000 level in the following disciplines excluding Psychology and Social Work.

Career Directions

  • Communication
  • Consulting
  • Education (private)
  • Government
  • Graduate School
  • Industry
  • Law
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Professional School
  • Public Policy
  • Training

Programme Structure

Freshman & Sophomore Years
  • Liberal Education
  • General Electives
Junior & Senior Years
  • Indivdiualized Studies
  • General Electives

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

GPA admission requirements GPA

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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