Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, MN
location
Private
type
Small
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
651
total students
Tuition Cost $27,100 | $27,100
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $22,054
July 1
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
550
sat math
540
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
23
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Communication
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • 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
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      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.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Theology and religious vocations
    • Religious/Sacred Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Digital Arts
      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

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied388
    • Accepted307
    • Acceptance Rate79%
    • Enrolled651
    • Female Applicants197
    • Females Accepted163
    • Female Acceptance Rate82%
    • Male Applicants191
    • Males Accepted144
    • Male Acceptance Rate75%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $0
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.4
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.42
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen July 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 540 540 630
    • SAT Math 550 520 600
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 23 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$27,100
    • Out-of-state tuition *$27,100
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$680
    • Room and board *$8,040
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * 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 tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$22,054
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$22,282
    • Average Loan Aid:$5,435
    • Average Grant Aid:$12,923
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$17,635
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:89%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 72%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 20%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students651
    • Male Student Percentage47%
    • Female Student Percentage53%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino4.45%
    • Black or African American2.76%
    • White or Caucasian82.8%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.15%
    • Asian.61%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races2.46%
    • Unknown or International Student1.69%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.07% representing 16 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students24% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 64%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Bethany Activities Committee, Student Senate, Scholastic Leadership Society, PAMA (Promoting Awareness, spurring Motivation, and encouraging Action), Bethany Society of Royal Scientists
  • 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 No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty63
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 566 students to 60 faculty

Location & Contact

700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN 56001-6163
USA

Mr. Daniel Tomhave

Vice President of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Phone: 507-344-7000 ext. 451
Fax: 507-344-7376
Email: dtomhave@blc.edu


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