92%

Acceptance Rate

$19,352

Avg.Financial Aid

001787

FAFSA Code

About Bethel College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,513

Website

www.betheluniversity.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Missionary Church Inc

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Bethel College was founded in 1947 and it is a private not-for-profit institution. It is religiously affiliated to the Churches of Christ. The college strives to be a community of learners who are committed to building leadership skills in students. It is a Christian institution of higher learning dedicated to the academic and spiritual growth of people.

The intention is to guide students along their spiritual journey and the path to academic success through spiritual formation, mentoring, and academics. The college provides liberating academic and co-curricular programs to challenge the mind, enlarge the vision and equip the whole person for lifelong service. 

  • The total student population is 55 out of which 29 are full-time and 26 are part-time students.

  • The student to faculty ratio is 6:1.


Online Education at Bethel College

The college’s online degrees can help build a career of the students while they maintain the commitment to work and life. All the programs offer a personalized learning experience in a supportive atmosphere.

The online program emphasizes accelerated learning. They are affordable and combine academic excellence with a biblical foundation.


Reviews

Reviews from the students say that the college community is very friendly. 

  • The professors encourage their students to take learning to a new level, to step out on their own in their field. Professors give many resources to encourage students to gain a new level of academia.

  • The campus is gorgeous and students get many opportunities to get connected with people, and there is a high diversity on campus.

Location & Contact

Address

1001 Bethel Circle

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5748077000
Fax: 5742573326
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Rankings

According to the US News, the college is ranked in some categories. Some of them are mentioned below.

  • The college ranks 16th in ‘Best Undergraduate Training’.

  • It ranks 29th in ‘Regional Universities - Midwest.’

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1-Aug

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

970 - 1170

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,247

Average Annual Cost

$28,140

Books And Supplies

$1,230

Other Fees

$450

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,000

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,770

Total One Year Cost

$41,590

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

71%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

66 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

42 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

33 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

27 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

25 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

19 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Human Services, General

18 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

13 Graduates

Psychology, General

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

American Sign Language

9 Graduates

Music

8 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

6 Graduates

Sociology

6 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

5 Graduates

Missions/Missionary Studies and Mis...

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

5 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

4 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Economics

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

4 Graduates

Mathematics

4 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

2 Graduates

Public Health

2 Graduates

Biology, General

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,329

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

44%

Full-time

80%

Part-time

20%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

68% White

1% Unknown

9% Black

10% Hispanic

8% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

73%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,052 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 81% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

81%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,280/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,720/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,720/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Pilots

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,000

$28,297

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$208 - 294

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,352

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,802

Students Receiving State Aid

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,155

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$14,147

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,530

$30K - $48K

$25,134

$48K - $75K

$18,583

$75K - $110K

$17,467

> $110K

$16,657

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,292,000

There are various forms of financial aid programs offered to the students in various forms such as loans, grants, and scholarships. Students eligible for the same can get financial assistance from various sources. 

The students have to fill up the FAFSA form to apply for financial aid. Bethel College federal school code is 001787.

Federal Aid - This includes Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), as well as federal loans like Direct PLUS Loans, Direct Subsidized, and Unsubsidized Loans. About 59% of the students have been offered Pell Grants.

State Aid - Frank O’Bannon Grant Program, Minnesota GI Bill and Minnesota State Tuition Reimbursement (STR) and many more are offered by the state. 

Institutional Aid -  It includes Bethel Grant, Pilot Grant, Bethel Award, Athletics Scholarships, Theatre Arts Scholarships, Billy Kirk Leadership Awards  Music Scholarships and more. 

Military Aid - It includes Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA) and many other.

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