710
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
70
70%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Bethany College is a Comprehensive institution located in Bethany, WV, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address Center for Enrollment and Financial Aid
31 E. Campus Drive #4
Bethany, WV  26032
United States
Contact Ms. Mollie Cecere
Director of Enrollment
Email: enrollment@bethanywv.edu
Phone: 304-829-7611
Fax: 304-829-7142

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Equestrian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Checkmark
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Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Computer Science Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theoretical And Mathematical Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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International Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,168
Applied
820
Accepted
710
Enrolled
70%
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Female Admissions

378
Females Applied
294
Females Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

790
Males Applied
526
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
2.85
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Documentation of student involvement in extracurricular activities

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,107
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Fees

1,666
Full-time student fees
10,580
Room & board
5,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

15,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package

Student Body

710
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.14%
Black or African American 18.14%
White or Caucasian 51.14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 0.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.14%
Two or more races 1.86%
Other 20.29%

Gender

Male (59.3%)
Female (40.7%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 98%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Family Weekend and Spring Weekend

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Culture Clubs, Equestrian Club, Outdoors Club and Black Alliance

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football No Checkmark No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

83
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 32
Male - 45
Female - 38