71%

Acceptance Rate

$23,246

Avg.Financial Aid

002338

FAFSA Code

About Bethel University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,692

Website

https://www.bethel.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.

Baptist

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

Yes

Bethel University is committed to excellence. Excellence here signifies something more than that meets the eye. It signifies taking the faith in Christ and inculcating it into the everyday curriculum, into everything that is done in the university, so as to accomplish exceptional things—for the glory of and the common good of the community at large. 

Bethel University has been a stalwart and model in Christ inspired higher education from 1871. Since its inception, the amalgamation of scriptural faith clubbed with excellent academics has modeled men and women and thereby getting them ready for distinctive callings in the kingdom of God.

As a thorough liberal arts university that includes a seminary, Bethel University has 4 different schools that offer a variety of more than 100 undergraduate and degree programs. The Schools are College of Arts & Sciences, Graduate School, College of Adult & Professional Studies, and Bethel Seminary. 

Bethel University is a Private Not-For-Profit 4 or more years school. The University has a total enrollment of around 3,692 students and has a Student-Faculty ratio of 12:1. According to Alumni reports, the average earnings ten years after graduation is around $52,600.

Location & Contact

Address

3900 Bethel Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6516386400
Fax: 6516386001
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Rankings

As per the US News list, the Bethel University has the following rankings:

#197 in National Universities
#224 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
#58 in First-Year Experiences 

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.

71%

SAT Range

1033 - 1286

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Higher learning that transforms individuals—is the difference Bethel University makes in a student’s life. It not only provides an academically rigorous curriculum but also provides a Christian community where coaches, staff, faculties, and students drive each other to be better leaders, scholars, and servants of the communities.

The acceptance rate is around 71%, while the yield, also known as enrollment rate is around 40%. It generally accepts students who have scored in the top 46%. It commonly attracts “B+” average high school students. The average SAT/ACT score required for admission is around 1159.5 and 25 respectively.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$27,085

Average Annual Cost

$37,140

Books And Supplies

$1,240

Other Fees

$160

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

$10,520

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,640

Total One Year Cost

$51,700

The Annual Tuition and Fees at Bethel University is most likely to be around $37,300 for In-State Students and $37,300 for Out-State Students. The Room and Board expenses will be around $10,520 and the Books and Supplies Cost will be around $1,240, other living expenses are estimated to be around $2,640. The Total Cost of Attendance will be around $51,700 for In-State students and $51,700 for Out-State students.

The students need to go for an extensive analysis regarding the Annual Cost that they would incur so that they can plan all their expenses accordingly.  

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

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.

85%

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

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

46%

Male Professors

54%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

153 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

140 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

53 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

52 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

41 Graduates

Biology, General

38 Graduates

Psychology, General

37 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

37 Graduates

Chemistry

29 Graduates

Physics

26 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

25 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

18 Graduates

Social Work

18 Graduates

History

13 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

11 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

11 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

10 Graduates

Theology and Religious Vocations, O...

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

9 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

8 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

8 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

8 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

7 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

6 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates

Economics

6 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

6 Graduates

Philosophy

6 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

3 Graduates

Engineering Science

2 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

2 Graduates

Journalism

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

1 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,856

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

24%

Full-time

85%

Part-time

15%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

77% White

3% Unknown

5% Black

5% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

21%

Out Of State

79%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$77,038 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

68%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,830/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,690/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,690/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Royals

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf

Total Male Athletes

305

Total Female Athletes

167

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

8

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Baseball

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Other

Archery

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Other

Archery

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

$41,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,300/year

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

$0$100,000

$21,000

$27,000

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.

$218 - 280

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

$23,246

Students Receiving Federal Grants

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,451

Students Receiving State Aid

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,161

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,680

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$32,148

$30K - $48K

$31,723

$48K - $75K

$29,462

$75K - $110K

$24,246

> $110K

$18,846

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$39,857,574

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$9,950,619

Students will have to bear a cost of around $51,700 annually, to make the journey easier, Bethel University provides the students with Financial Aid and Grants, nearly 89% of the students get Financial Aid. After the Grants and Aid has been awarded a student is most likely to spend a net price of $27,085. To avail Financial Aid the Students have to fill-up the FAFSA application. The Code of Bethel University for FAFSA application is 002338.   

Financial Aid is being provided through various grants like Federal Grants, Pell Grants, State Grants, and Institutional Grants. Institutional Grant is provided to 100% of the students. For additional funding, a student can also opt for a student's loan if he/she is qualified for the same. Students have to keep in mind that the students taking loans will have to repay the same in due time so it is advised to them that they opt for a loan only in dire need.