B.A. On Campus


Bemidji State University

48 months
18416 USD/year
7976 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


With affordable tuition, facilities that are among the best in all of the Minnesota State Colleges & Minnesota State System, caring and talented faculty, outstanding scholarship opportunities, and a supportive and arts-oriented community, the Music program of the Bemidji State University is a treasure.


In the Music program of the Bemidji State University you may also pursue a Bachelor of Arts, which includes Performance and Pedagogy or will allow you to tailor your studies in areas such as Arts Management and Composition.

What Can You Do with a Music Degree?

Many graduates choose to enter graduate school or pursue careers in related fields. Graduates of our programs include music professors at major universities, the Director for Public Relations for the Minnesota Orchestra, and the former Director of the Minnesota Opera Company. Recent BSU music graduates have won honors at national and international competitions, including the MTNA Collegiate Artist Competition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Theory and Musicianship 
  • Music Technology
  • Conducting Fundamentals 
  • History and Literature of Music
  • Piano Proficiency
  • World Music: Western Hemisphere

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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