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Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, MN

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Overview

Bethany Lutheran College is a 4-year institution located in Mankato, MN, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN  56001
United States
Contact Mr. Jeffrey Lemke
Vice President of Admissions and Enrollment Management
Email: jeff.lemke@blc.edu
Phone: 507-344-7000
Fax: 507-344-7376

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia 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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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

497
Applied
387
Accepted
739
Enrolled
78%
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Female Admissions

275
Females Applied
212
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

222
Males Applied
175
Males Accepted
79%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.39
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.4
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 3.2
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 580
SAT Math 530 610
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,400
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Fees

680
Full-time student fees
8,090
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

22,460
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,401
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,662
Avg. Loan Aid
10,190
Avg. Grant Aid
18,202
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
84%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

739
Total Undergrad students
8%
International Students
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.01%
Black or African American 3.01%
White or Caucasian 77.63%
Asian 1.67%
Two or more races 2.34%
Other 1.5%

Gender

Male (47.63%)
Female (52.37%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 72%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Spring Formal, Fall Festival and Luthapalooza

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Bethany Activities Committee, Student Senate, Scholastic Leadership Society, PAMA (Promoting Awareness, spurring Motivation, and encouraging Action) and Bethany Society of Royal Scientists

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

69
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 28
Male - 45
Female - 24