503
Students
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24,986
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
55
55%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
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Overview

Bethel College is a 4-year institution located in North Newton, KS, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 300 East 27th Street
North Newton, KS  67117-0531
United States
Contact Mr. Andy Johnson
Vice President for Admissions
Email: admissions@bethelks.edu
Phone: 316-284-5230
Fax: 316-284-5870

Majors & Degrees

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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Education 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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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies 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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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

770
Applied
431
Accepted
503
Enrolled
56%
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Female Admissions

265
Females Applied
150
Females Accepted
57%
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Male Admissions

505
Males Applied
281
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,300
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Fees

240
Full-time student fees
8,850
Room & board
4,340
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

24,986
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,737
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,880
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,204
Avg. Loan Aid
12,020
Avg. Grant Aid
5,398
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

503
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.34%
Black or African American 16.3%
White or Caucasian 66.6%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4%
Asian 1.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two or more races 3.58%
Other 0.2%

Gender

Male (47.12%)
Female (52.88%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 68%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Festival, Winter Gala and Commencement

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Committee, Student Alumni Association, Students for Social Change, Intramurals and KBCU FM 88.1

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
SMS Alert System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
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Football No No No
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Faculty

81
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 42
Part-time - 39
Male - 34
Female - 47