Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL

Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$14,814

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
600-699
2%
500-599
22%
400-499
56%
300-399
20%
24-29
3%
18-23
31%
12-17
64%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,952
Declined 1,129
Total Received 7,081
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Private

2,778

undergraduate students

123

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bethune-Cookman University is one of three private historically black colleges in the state of Florida. Programs offered though the schools of Liberal Arts, Entrepreneurship and Business, Education, Health Science, Nursing, Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Performing Arts & Communication and Graduate and Professional Studies. Its campus is located in Daytona Beach.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,901
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

83-acre campus in Daytona Beach (population: 68,055), 60 miles from Orlando. Served by air and bus; train serves Deland (20 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Daytona Beach International

Bethune–Cookman University
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach
32114-3099

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • National Council of Negro Women
  • Gamma Sigma Sigma Sorority
  • Phenomenal Woman Think Tank
  • What's Next Dance Company
  • NAACP

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Commencement
  • Career Fair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
67%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
62%
300-399
5%
600-699
2%
500-599
22%
400-499
56%
300-399
20%
24-29
3%
18-23
31%
12-17
64%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline June 30
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.1

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,952
Declined 1,129
Total Received 7,081

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
interview
class rank
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

character/personal qualities
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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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
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Soccer

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Soccer, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Gerontology
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
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Programs Offered

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

2,901

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

2,778
students

Female
63%
1,742

Male
37%
1,036

4%

123
students

Female
65%
80

Male
35%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,708
students

Female
63%
1,701

Male
37%
1,007

3%

70
students

Female
59%
41

Male
41%
29

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 54%
Student 4 year graduation rate 15%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
78%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

73

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
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 no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 30

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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