About Bethel College
On Campus Housing
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 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.
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.’
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.