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Bethany College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Bethany College

Website: http://www.bethanywv.edu
Address: Bethany , West Virginia - 26032
Phone: (304) 829-7000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's
Campus setting
Fringe Rural
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Athletics (football) NCAA, Presidents' Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,237
712
525
Percent admitted
96%
92%
97%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
22%
19%
27%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
420
530
SAT Math
420
530
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
17
24
ACT Math
17
23
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $18,695
Out-of-state tuition $18,695
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $8,160
On-campus other expenses $2,100
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
100%
-
Federal grant aid
100%
$3,837
State or local grant aid
32%
$1,986
Institutional grant aid
100%
-
Loan aid
96%
$7,738
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
825
46%
54%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 825
Estimated graduates enrolled 0
Undergraduates 24 years old 98%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 2%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 63%
Men 55%
Women 72%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 53%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 62%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 63%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $16,210 $17,110 $18,124 $19,065 5.2%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $5,270 $5,500 $5,650 $5,876 4.0%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $3,600 44.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $3,725 $3,725 $3,725 $4,050 8.7%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $3,600 44.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $2,900 61.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $24,980 $26,110 $27,274 $29,541 8.3%
Off Campus $23,435 $24,335 $25,349 $27,715 9.3%
Off Campus with Family $19,010 $19,910 $20,924 $22,965 9.8%

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 840 538 302
Percent admitted 58% 53% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 37% 33% 43%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 33 18%
ACT 147 81%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 390 490
SAT Math 430 520
ACT Composite 20 25
ACT English 19 24
ACT Math 18 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1932 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 7/1/1935 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1971 -   Accredited