Bethany College

Bethany, WV

Bethany College

Bethany, WV

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Tuition & Fees

$30,840

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
430
75th
540
25th
420
75th
21
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,440
Declined 128
Total Received 1,568
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Private

554

undergraduate students

22

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bethany College, founded in 1840, is a small, liberal arts college. Its 1,300-acre campus is located in Bethany, 15 miles north of Wheeling and 45 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 576
Established in 1840
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

Social Networks

1,300-acre campus in Bethany (population: 888), 15 miles from Wheeling and 45 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport and train serve Pittsburgh; bus serves Wheeling. School operates transportation to Pittsburgh airport and bus/train terminals.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Bethany College
31 East Campus Drive
Bethany, WV
26032

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
20%
Top 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
550
25th
430
75th
540
25th
420
75th
21
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,440
Declined 128
Total Received 1,568

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

65%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$33,067

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,950
Room $5,360
Board $5,760
Additional fees $1,890
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $43,160
Average Financial Aid - $33,067
Total with Avg. Aid $10,093
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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 922-7611
F: 304 829-7142
financialaid@bethanywv.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, lacrosse

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, cheerleading, flag football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern College Athletic Conference, President's Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Psychology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Finance, General.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

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

576

total students

19%

in-state

81%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

554
students

Female
44%
241

Male
56%
313

4%

22
students

Female
50%
11

Male
50%
11

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

549
students

Female
43%
236

Male
57%
313

1%

5
students

Female
100%
5

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

30%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Germany
Japan
Morocco
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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