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Bethel College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Bethel College

Website: http://www.bethel-college.edu
Address: 325 Cherry Ave , McKenzie , Tennessee - 38201
Phone: (731) 352-4000
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Distant Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Mid-South Conference
Religious affiliation Cumberland Presbyterian
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers No
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $30
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
955
463
492
Percent admitted
50%
57%
43%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
56%
56%
55%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
350
490
SAT Math
400
480
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
17
22
ACT English
16
22
ACT Math
16
20
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $11,592
Out-of-state tuition $11,592
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $6,926
On-campus other expenses $4,150
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
98%
-
Federal grant aid
49%
$2,052
State or local grant aid
57%
$2,936
Institutional grant aid
94%
-
Loan aid
62%
$1,881
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,408
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,126
Estimated graduates enrolled 282
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 27%
Men 17%
Women 42%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 12%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 25%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 27%

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 $16,700 $17,800 $18,900 $19,990 5.8%
Books and supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,100 $6,400 $6,450 $6,770 5.0%
Other $2,615 $2,850 $2,850 $3,050 7.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $26,215 $27,850 $29,000 $30,610 5.6%

Map & Directions

Map of Bethel College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 387 233 154
Percent admitted 75% 75% 75%
Percent admitted who enrolled 32% 29% 36%
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 10 11%
ACT 82 89%
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 420 700
SAT Math 460 730
ACT Composite 21 29
ACT English 20 29
ACT Math 21 29
  • Automatic admission is generally given to students with a high school GPA of 2.5 and an ACT of 19 or SAT of 890.

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1938 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/16/1998 -   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 10/22/2005 -   Accredited