Bethel University

Mishawaka, IN

Bethel University

Mishawaka, IN

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Tuition & Fees

$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%
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

11.3

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

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

1,220

undergraduate students

230

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,450
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: South Bend International

Bethel University
1001 Bethel Circle
Mishawaka
46545

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Psychology Club
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Theatre Club

Top Events

  • Community Service Day
  • Midnight Breakfast
  • Spiritual Emphasis Weeks
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
71%

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%
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
17%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.43

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,274
Declined 85
Total Received 1,359

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $29,250
Room & board $9,310
Additional fees $540
Books & supplies $1,316
Other fees $1,670
Total $42,086

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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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
Bowling
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Sign Language (ASL)
Applied Mathematics, General
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Critical Infrastructure Protection
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Financial Planning and Services
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
International Public Health/International Health
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Lay Ministry
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Organizational Leadership
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Studies
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,450

total students

73%

in-state

27%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 64%
Student 4 year graduation rate 59%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

76

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
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 no
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

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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