Bethel University

Mishawaka, IN

Bethel University

Mishawaka, IN

Tuition & Fees

$29,790

$29,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
27%
Below 6
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,274
Declined + 85
Total Received 1,359
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Private (nonprofit)

1,220

undergraduate students

230

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Education
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Codes

SAT 1079
ACT 1178

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Location

School Facts

Bethel University (formerly Bethel College), founded in 1947, is a church-affiliated university. Its 70-acre campus is located in Mishawaka, IN, 90 miles from Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,450
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Other
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Mishawaka, IN

70-acre, suburban campus in Mishawaka (population: 49,177), 100 miles from Chicago. Major airport serves Chicago; smaller airport, bus, and train serve South Bend. Public transportation serves campus.

Bethel University
1001 Bethel Circle
Mishawaka, IN 46545

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
50%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
9%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
18%
18-23
45%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
27%
Below 6
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,274
Declined + 85
Total Received 1,359

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Hochstetler
Director of Admission
P: 800 422-4101
F: 574 807-7650
admissions@betheluniversity.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,250
Room $4,430
Board $4,480
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,316
Total $40,016

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,344,000
State $2,580,000
Institutional $985,000
Other external
Total $5,909,000

Non-need-based

Federal $42,000
State
Institutional $12,545,000
Other external $861,000
Total $13,448,000

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 422-4101
F: 574 807-7122
finaid@betheluniversity.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Cindi Pedersen
Director of Financial Aid
cindi.pedersen@betheluniversity.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
golf
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, sand volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Tony Natali (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Crossroads League
Mascot
Pilots
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Politics
Art Education
Behavioral/Social Science
Bible/Ministry
Biblical Studies
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Business Marketing
Chemistry
Christian Leadership
Christian Ministries
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Deaf Studies
Early Childhood
Economics/Finance
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering/Management
English Education
English as a New Language
English/Writing
Exercise Science
Financial Services Professional
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health/Physical Education
History
Humanities
Intercultural Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Health
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Math/Physics Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Ministry
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Organizational Management
Pastoral Ministries
Philosophy
Psychology
School Administration
Science Education/Biology
Science Education/Chemistry
Sign Language Interpretation
Social Studies Education
Sociology
Special Education
Sports Management
Sports Studies
Studio Art
TESOL
Teaching
Theatre Arts
Theological Studies
Undecided/Exploratory Studies
Worship Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Nursing
  3. Education

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,450

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,220
students

Female
62%
760

Male
38%
460

16%

230
students

Female
67%
154

Male
33%
76

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

1,015
students

Female
61%
613

Male
39%
402

17%

205
students

Female
72%
147

Male
28%
58

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

91%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended 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 Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: December 15

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • 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

80%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 23
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Serbia
South Korea
The Bahamas
The Ivory Coast
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Aleece Weade-Jeong
Admission Counselor
574 807-7600
admissions@betheluniversity.edu

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