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Bethel University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Bethel University

Website: http://www.bethel.edu
Address: 3900 Bethel Dr , Saint Paul , Minnesota - 55112-6902
Phone: (651) 638-6400
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large Suburb
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (medium programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Minnesota Intercollegiate Ath Conf
Religious affiliation Baptist
Calendar system Semester
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 Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,945
719
1,226
Percent admitted
81%
81%
82%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
42%
47%
39%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
510
660
SAT Math
530
630
SAT Writing
490
620
ACT Composite
22
28
ACT English
21
28
ACT Math
21
27
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $25,750
Out-of-state tuition $25,750
Books and supplies $950
On-campus room and board $7,620
On-campus other expenses $2,010
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
97%
-
Federal grant aid
19%
$4,749
State or local grant aid
26%
$3,530
Institutional grant aid
96%
-
Loan aid
67%
$7,516
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
4,332
37%
63%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,394
Estimated graduates enrolled 943
Undergraduates 24 years old 85%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 13%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 75%
Men 72%
Women 77%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 22%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 27%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 75%

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 $22,700 $24,510 $25,860 $27,020 4.5%
Books and supplies $860 $900 $950 $980 3.2%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,140 $7,380 $7,620 $7,920 3.9%
Other $1,700 $1,750 $2,010 $2,040 1.5%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,240 $5,430 $5,620 $7,370 31.1%
Other $2,200 $2,300 $2,560 $2,590 1.2%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,270 $2,300 $2,560 $2,590 1.2%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $32,400 $34,540 $36,440 $37,960 4.2%
Off Campus $31,000 $33,140 $34,990 $37,960 8.5%
Off Campus with Family $25,830 $27,710 $29,370 $30,590 4.2%

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,618 962 1,656
Percent admitted 78% 79% 77%
Percent admitted who enrolled 45% 51% 41%
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 74 10%
ACT 681 94%
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 513 678
SAT Math 510 668
ACT Composite 21 28
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 21 28

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1959 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/21/2004 -   Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 9/27/2005 -   Pre-Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs 9/27/2005 -   Pre-Accredited