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Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

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Overview

Bethel University is a Comprehensive institution located in St. Paul, MN, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 3900 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN  55112-6999
United States
Contact Phone: 651-638-6400

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Studies Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Science Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Peace Studies And Conflict Resolution Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Bible/biblical Studies Checkmark
Lay Ministry Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations, Other Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,646
Applied
1,426
Accepted
2,710
Enrolled
87%
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Female Admissions

1,004
Females Applied
870
Females Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

642
Males Applied
556
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.6
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs 2 recommendations
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Interview
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st September 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer September 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 602 530 670
SAT Math 590 510 668
ACT Composite 24 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

39,920
Private
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Fees

160
Full-time student fees
11,150
Room & board
5,990
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

33,816
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,847
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,401
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,406
Avg. Loan Aid
17,630
Avg. Grant Aid
23,747
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
88%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
41%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,710
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.33%
Black or African American 4.12%
White or Caucasian 79.62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 4.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.16%
Two or more races 4.28%
Other 1.09%

Gender

Male (37.53%)
Female (62.47%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 64%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Christmas Formal and Dance, Homecoming Week Events and Airband Competition (annual lip sync competition)

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Bethel Student Government, Bethel Business and Economics Association, Bethel Rec Sports and Welcome Week

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
video surveillance for residence halls, academic buildings, and parking lots

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 Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark 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 No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer No 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

453
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 192
Part-time - 261
Male - 191
Female - 262
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