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Bethune-Cookman University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Bethune-Cookman University

Website: http://www.cookman.edu
Address: 640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd , Daytona Beach , Florida - 32114-3099
Phone: (386) 481-2000
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, 2 but less than 4 years certificate, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
4,983
1,994
2,989
Percent admitted
55%
55%
55%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
43%
41%
45%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
460
530
SAT Math
470
530
SAT Writing
460
520
ACT Composite
18
21
ACT English
18
21
ACT Math
17
20
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $12,876
Out-of-state tuition $12,876
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $7,672
On-campus other expenses $3,650
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
92%
-
Federal grant aid
89%
$2,969
State or local grant aid
52%
$2,867
Institutional grant aid
25%
-
Loan aid
0%
-
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,633
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,630
Estimated graduates enrolled 35
Undergraduates 24 years old 90%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 7%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 41%
Men 40%
Women 41%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 27%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 34%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 41%

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 $11,792 $12,382 $12,876 $12,936 0.5%
Books and supplies $850 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,206 $7,378 $7,672 $7,672 0.0%
Other $3,630 $3,650 $3,680 $3,700 0.5%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $23,478 $24,410 $25,228 $25,308 0.3%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Bethune-Cookman University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,188 1,901 3,287
Percent admitted 69% 65% 72%
Percent admitted who enrolled 29% 35% 25%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record 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 465 87%
ACT 424 80%
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 390 470
SAT Math 380 460
SAT Writing 390 470
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 16 19
ACT Math 16 19

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 7/1/1947 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
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 1/1/1984 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 12/1/1996 -   Accredited