Bethany College

Lindsborg, KS

Bethany College

Lindsborg, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$27,850

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
39%
400-499
47%
300-399
6%
600-699
9%
500-599
44%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
64%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined 406
Total Received 1,358
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Private

775

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bethany College, founded in 1881, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 62-acre campus is located in Lindsborg, 15 miles south of Salina.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 775
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Lutheran

56-acre campus in Lindsborg (population: 3,268), 20 miles from Salina and 70 miles from Wichita. Major airport serves Wichita; smaller airport and bus serve Salina; train serves Newton (40 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Bethany College
335 East Swensson Street
Lindsborg, KS
67456-1897

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Activities Board (SAB)
  • Alpha Theta Chi
  • Alpha Sigma Nu
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
  • Bethany Youth Ministries Team

Top Events

  • Handel's Messiah by the Bethany Oratorio Society
  • Homecoming Events/Talent Show
  • Midnight Movie and Bowling
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • night patrols by security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
56%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
39%
400-499
47%
300-399
6%
600-699
9%
500-599
44%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
64%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.16

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined 406
Total Received 1,358

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

98%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,876

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $26,960
Room & board $11,415
Additional fees $890
Total $39,265
Average Financial Aid - $4,876
Total with Avg. Aid $34,389
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Softball, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art Therapy/Therapist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drawing
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Forensic Science and Technology
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Painting
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Sculpture
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

775

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

775
students

Female
42%
327

Male
58%
448

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

710
students

Female
41%
289

Male
59%
421

9%

65
students

Female
59%
38

Male
41%
27

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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