66%

Acceptance Rate

$15,232

Avg.Financial Aid

003480

FAFSA Code

About Bethel University Tennessee

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,407

Website

www.bethelu.edu/

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

SACSCOC

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

Cumberland Presbyterian

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

Yes

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%.

  • University's 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.


Online Education at Bethel University

  • 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 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.


Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

325 Cherry Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7313524000
Fax: 7313524000
Request Info

Rankings

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'.

Admissions

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

N/A

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

66%

SAT Range

820 - 1072

ACT Range

16 - 25

Application Fee

$30

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

N/A

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

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$15,018

Average Annual Cost

$15,292

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$1,260

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

$9,198

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,620

Total One Year Cost

$31,570

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

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

57%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

356 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

229 Graduates

Homeland Security

38 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

18 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

15 Graduates

Biology, General

13 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

13 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

12 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

12 Graduates

Human Services, General

10 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

7 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

6 Graduates

Psychology, General

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

2 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

1 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,560

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

51%

Full-time

65%

Part-time

35%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

54% White

2% Unknown

33% Black

3% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

18%

Out Of State

76%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$50,032 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,814/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,600/year

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

$0 $100,000

$24,876

$40,227

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.

$258 - 417

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.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,232

Students Receiving Federal Grants

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,956

Students Receiving State Aid

67%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,880

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,663

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$15,906

$30K - $48K

$15,707

$48K - $75K

$13,556

$75K - $110K

$12,704

> $110K

$12,605

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.

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