Tuition & Fees

$28,475

$28,475

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
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
49%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
42%
12-17
34%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
64%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

58%

male

42%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined + 406
Total Received 1,358
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Private (nonprofit)

775

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics/business
  2. Education
  3. Biology
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Codes

SAT 6034
ACT 1388

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 775
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Lindsborg, KS

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).

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 6% of male students
 
3 sororities 18% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
25%
Top 1/2
56%
Bottom 1/2
44%
Bottom 1/4
14%

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
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
49%
12-17
33%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
42%
12-17
34%
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
64%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 952
Declined + 406
Total Received 1,358

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation

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Admissions Contact

Matt Pfannenstiel
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 826-2281, extension 8113
F: 785 227-8993
admissions@bethanylb.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $26,960
Room $6,615
Board $4,800
Additional fees $1,515
Books & supplies $600
Total $40,490
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 826-2281, extension 8344
F: 785 227-8993
financialaid@bethanylb.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Mark Bandre
Director of Financial Aid
bandrema@bethanylb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Football, Indoor Soccer, Softball (indoor/outdoor), Volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Directors

Dane Pavlovich (men's)
Dean Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Swede
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Teaching
Art Therapy
Arts Administration
Athletic Training
Biology
Biology/Teaching
Business Education Teaching
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Christian Ministry
Communication
Criminal Justice
Economics/Business
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering/Mathematics
English
English Teaching
Finance
Health/Physical Education
History/Political Science
International Management
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Music
Physics
Psychology
Social Science Teaching
Social Work
Sports Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics/business
  2. Education
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

775

total students

51%

in-state

49%

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 Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
Colombia
Iceland
Spain
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Vicki Cornett
Director of Admissions & Operations
785 227-3380, extension 8388
cornettv@bethanylb.edu

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