• Address: 325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

  • Phone Number: (731) 352-4000

  • Website: http://bethelsuccess.net/

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About Bethel University Tennessee

Bethel University is a private not-for-profit type institution established in 1842 and is religiously affiliated by Cumberland Presbyterian. It is located in various locations such as McKenzie, Tennessee, with satellite campuses located in Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Jackson, Paris, and Clarksville. It is popularly known as Bethel University Tn among students and alumni.

The university provides both online and offline programs to the students nationally and globally. It provides quality education to students and since its commencement, the faculty and students have been following high ethical standards.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 17:1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 35%.

  • Bethel University acceptance rate is 67%

  • The total student population is 5,75 which includes 4,455 full-time and 1,520 part-time students.

  • The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission Colleges.

  • Bethel University address is 325 Cherry Ave, Mckenzie, Tennessee 38201.


Bethel University Online

  • The online programs offered by the university are flexible and easy to access.

  • Online facilities for the students helps them to keep track of attendance records, class schedules, grades, housing information, transcripts related to the course and many more. 

  • Bethel University e-portal provides access to the students to the university's campus administrative system, CAMS and many more.

  • Bethel OneWeb - It is a web application that permits an individual to add money to their Student or Staff IDcards that are used in a cafeteria, bookstore, and many more. This application also provides the user with information such as account information, balance, or financial statement.

  • Online classes are taught by the same faculty who teaches the students on the campus.


Bethel University Colleges

  • College of Arts and Sciences

  • College of Professional Studies

  • College of Health Sciences


Bethel University Tuition

The university is providing courses with the relevance to the industry and is offering various programs at affordable prices. The tuition fee varies from the program type and on a yearly basis. Given below are some of the degree types and the average tuition fee. 

Degree Type Average Total Tuition
Associate $21,720
Bachelors $17,066
Masters $21,420

Bethel University Programs

The university is offering 15 online programs in 5 disciplines. The majors are Accounting, Health Science, and Information Technology, Business Management, Criminal Justice.

Some of the programs offered by the university are given below. 

Associate of Arts in Business Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice 
Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management Services Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Master of Business Administration- Human Resource Management Master of Business Administration-Academic Practitioner

Bethel University Financial Aid

The university is providing various grants, scholarships, funds and other financial aids for the students who are pursuing programs in this university. Federal Aid consists of Federal Grants, Aid, and Loans. Students here required to fill in the FAFSA Form in order to apply for the financial aid. Bethel University federal school code is 003480.

  • Federal Grants offered are Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, and Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant.

  • Federal Loans provided are Federal Perkins Loan, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct Plus loans. Federal Work-Study option is also provided.

  • State Aid consists of State Grants and Scholarships which includes Tennessee Student Assistance Award, Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship, and the Tennessee Promise Scholarship.

  • Institutional Scholarships available are Bethel Honor Scholarship, Deans Honor Scholarship, Trustee Honor Scholarship, and Presidential Honor Scholarship.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance, and Vocational Rehabilitation are the Military Aids available.

  • $14,583 is the average amount of financial aid awarded as a grant or scholarship.


Bethel University Library

  • The university's library is called as Wildcat Library. The library has a wide variety of books, journals, and articles for the students to read and explore.

  • It also has a digital library for the students to access the tools that help to prepare for tests, career tools, to build resume and workplace skills, locate census and vital records to research family history and many more.

  • They even organize a program called 'ROAR' that seeks to empower the knowledge and skills of a student to achieve success in university.

  • 'CLICnet' is a portal that helps the students in research, explore things and implement their plans and ideas into them. 

  • Students have an access to the books present not only in the university library but also from the libraries that are associated with the university.


Bethel University Rankings and Reviews

Rankings of the university are as follows

  • The university is ranked between 104-141 in 'Regional Universities-South', according to the U.S. News. and World Report.

  • University is ranked 12 in 'Most Diverse Colleges in Tennessee'.

  • The university is ranked 23 in 'Most Conservative Colleges in Tennessee'.

Students reviews on university are as follows

  • Professors are passionate and helpful for the students. 

  • The application process and getting through online courses are very easy.

  • The course content is industry relevant and useful.

  • It earned Champions of Character Five-Star Institution award.


Bethel University Campus Life

  • The students like to explore the environment present in the 100-acre campus and can join various clubs, act as volunteers for the various activities which are available in the university. Students have various sports scholarships and grants available from the university.

  • Bethel University Athletics - It consists of NAIA Division I athletic team. The university athletics team name is 'Wildcats'. The varsity athletic teams take part in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, State Athletic Conference, and many more. 

  • Bethel University Football - 14% of the university students are athletes and the university has a great football team which has won many tournaments in this game. It has maximum fan following and support in the university.

Bethel University Tennessee Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

McKenzie, Tennessee

FAFSA/Federal School Code

003480
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What is FAFSA school code?
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Institutional Accreditation

SACSCOC
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Religious Affiliation

Cumberland Presbyterian
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What are Religious Affiliated Colleges and Universities?

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Student Portal , Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Veterans Friendly , G.I Bill

Branches

Chattanooga (Tennessee), Clarksville (Tennessee), Memphis (Tennessee), Nashville (Tennessee), Jackson (Tennessee), Paris (Tennessee)

Data Source: http://bethelsuccess.net/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Bethel University Tennessee Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 67 %
Student Faculty Ratio 17: 1
Total Population 5,975
Student Population Full Time: 4,455 Part Time: 1,520
Gender Division Male: 41 % Female: 59 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 1,353 662 691
Total Applicants Admitted - 900 440 460
Applicants Enrolled - 407 227 180
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 400 224 176
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 7 3 4

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 31 %

The College Monk

Female: 43 %

Total Graduation Rate: 35 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Bethel University Tennessee Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Bethel University Tennessee

College of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Public Administration

College of Professional Studies

Majors available

Information Systems

College of Health Sciences

Majors available

Health Science

Bethel University Tennessee Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $30
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 23
Number of students submitting ACT scores 351
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 6%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 86%
SAT Math 457 average 395 - 520 range
SAT Critical Reading 445 average 390 - 500 range
SAT Writing 457 average 395 - 520 range
ACT Composite 19 average 17 - 22 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Admissions to Bethel University

Admission Requirements for Bethel University Programs

  • Completion of the online application.

  • Completion of high school or GED with an average GPA of 2.0.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institution attended.

  • Training documents and a copy of a photo ID and a social security card

  • 2 letters of recommendation

  • A professional essay and a resume

 

Bethel University Tennessee Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,851 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $4,000 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2018
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate. 3.25 CGPA. June 30th, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,966 U.S. Citizen or non-citizen eligible Satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $9,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized loan $9,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Direct PLUS Loans $5,966 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time June 30th, 2018
Federal Perkins Loans $5,500 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen Enrolled at least half-time September 30th, 2017

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tennessee Student Assistance Award (TSAA) $4,000 Residents of Tennessee. Demonstrate the financial need. January 17th, 2019
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship $4,934 Residents of Tennessee. Demonstrate the Academic Progress. January 17th, 2019
Tennessee Promise Scholarship $4,934 Residents of Tennessee. Demonstrate the Academic Progress. January 17th, 2019

Data Source: http://bethelsuccess.net/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Bethel Honor Scholarship $1,000 CGPA 3.24. Demonstrate Academic Achievement Varies
Deans Honor Scholarship $2,000 CGPA 3.49. Demonstrate Academic Achievement Varies
Trustee Honor Scholarship $4,000 CGPA 3.74. Demonstrate Academic Achievement Varies
Presidential Honor Scholarship $6,000 CGPA 3.74. Demonstrate Academic Achievement Varies

Data Source: http://bethelsuccess.net/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $5,340 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance $2,646 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Varies
Vocational Rehabilitation Varies Service-connected Disabilities. Varies

Data Source: http://bethelsuccess.net/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $14,635
$30,001 - $48,000 $13,916
$48,001 - $75,000 $15,908
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,970
Over $110,000 $17,388

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 48% $4,227
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 92% $14,217
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 59% $5,133
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 77% $9,522
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $6,031
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $5,966
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 14,583
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 67
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $172,375
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,573
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://bethelu.sitewrench.com/office-of-disability-services
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 444 $5,430
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 372 $5,340
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 72 $5,897

Data Source: http://bethelsuccess.net/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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