Bethel University

McKenzie, TN

Bethel University

McKenzie, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$17,010

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
555
25th
440
75th
540
25th
440
75th
21
25th
15
75th
20
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,307
Declined 410
Total Received 1,717
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Private

4,860

undergraduate students

898

graduate students

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School Facts

Bethel University, founded in 1842, is a Cumberland Presbyterian Church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 100-acre campus is located in McKenzie, Tennessee.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,758
Established in 1842
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Presbyterian

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100-acre campus in McKenzie (population: 5,375), 120 miles from Memphis; branch campuses in Chattanooga, Clarksville, Memphis, and Nashville. Major airports serve Memphis and Nashville (135 miles); bus serves Jackson (40 miles); train serves Memphis.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Bethel University
325 Cherry Avenue
McKenzie, TN
38201

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
80%
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
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
47%
Bottom 1/2
53%
Bottom 1/4
25%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
555
25th
440
75th
540
25th
440
75th
21
25th
15
75th
20
25th
15
75th
21
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 31
Application deadline (final deadline) August 16
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline August 20
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,307
Declined 410
Total Received 1,717

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Record
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • 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

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,130

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $15,750
Room $5,814
Board $3,554
Additional fees $1,260
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $27,578
Average Financial Aid - $8,130
Total with Avg. Aid $19,448

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $10,374,427
State $6,895,815
Institutional $4,205,334
Other external $190,018
Total $21,665,594

Non-need-based

Federal
State $232,391
Institutional $961,206
Other external $62,888
Total $1,256,485
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 731 352-4233
F: 731 352-4069
financial-aid@bethelu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, cheerleading, dance, shooting sports

Club Sports - Women's

archery, cheerleading, dance, shooting sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, sand volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Applied Psychology.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management.
Customer Service Management.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
General Studies.
History, General.
Information Technology.
Management Information Systems, General.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Management.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Technology.
Organizational Leadership.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Pharmacy Studies.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management/organizational Development
  2. Business Administration/management
  3. Nursing

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-pharmacy

5,758

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

4,860
students

Female
56%
2,713

Male
44%
2,147

16%

898
students

Female
65%
587

Male
35%
311

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

53%

2,553
students

Female
52%
1,318

Male
48%
1,235

47%

2,307
students

Female
60%
1,395

Male
40%
912

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 1.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
Mexico
Puerto Rico
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors
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