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Bethany College

  • Bethany, WV
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 44%56%
    student ratio
  • 694
    total students
  • $24,836 | $24,836
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 450
    sat math
  • 450
    sat reading
  • 440
    sat writing
  • 20
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,736
    • Accepted859
    • Acceptance Rate49%
    • Enrolled694
    • Female Applicants724
    • Females Accepted399
    • Female Acceptance Rate55%
    • Male Applicants1,012
    • Males Accepted460
    • Male Acceptance Rate45%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
      documentation of student involvement
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.91
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen August 15th Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 15th Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 450 380 530
    • SAT Math 450 390 510
    • SAT Writing 440 370 490
    • ACT Composite 20 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$24,836
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,836
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$900.00
    • Room and board *$9,546.00
    • Room only *$5,000.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students694
    • Male Student Percentage56%
    • Female Student Percentage44%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.76%
    • Black or African American27.09%
    • White or Caucasian73.05%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian.14%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.73%
    • Unknown17%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.11% representing 5 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students80% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 99%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Board of Governors, Culture Clubs, Equestrian Club, Outdoors Club, Black Alliance
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball Yes Division X No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division X No
    • Golf No Division X No
    • Lacrosse No Division X No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X No
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division X No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division X No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes Division X No
    • Swimming No Division X No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track No Division X No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty79
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio12:1 or 691 students to 58 faculty

Location & Contact

Main Street
Bethany, WV 26032
USA

Ms.Mollie Cecere

Director of Enrollment

Phone: 304-829-7611
Fax: 304-829-7142
Email: enrollment@bethanywv.edu



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