Bethel College

North Newton, KS

Bethel College

North Newton, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$29,390

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
53%
400-499
41%
600-699
6%
500-599
53%
400-499
41%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 482
Declined 611
Total Received 1,093
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Private

444

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bethel College, founded in 1887, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located North Newton in the agricultural and industrial region of south-central Kansas.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 444
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

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90-acre campus in North Newton (population: 1,773), 25 miles from Wichita. Major airport and bus serve Wichita; train serves Newton (four miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Wichita
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Bethel College
300 East 27th Street
North Newton
67117-8061

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • FEMCORE
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Rock-climbing Club
  • Social Work Student Organization
  • We-Belong or Business Club

Top Events

  • Fall Festival
  • Winter Gala
  • Bubbert Awards

Fun Facts

  • The hilarious exploits of notorious and apparently ageless Bethel College prankster Herman Bubbert can be found at cowsinthelibrary.com.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • SMS Alert System

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
53%
400-499
41%
600-699
6%
500-599
53%
400-499
41%
30-36
5%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.46

Selective

44%

acceptance rate

Accepted 482
Declined 611
Total Received 1,093

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
geographical residence
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
rigor of secondary school record

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,150
Room & board $8,980
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $700
Other fees $1,450
Total $40,520
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Varsity Sports

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

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music, Other
Natural Sciences
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

444

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

444
students

Female
54%
240

Male
46%
204

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

430
students

Female
53%
227

Male
47%
203

4%

14
students

Female
93%
13

Male
7%
1

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 56%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

48

Transfer students enrolled

11%

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 yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
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

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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