3,992
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,838
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
54
54%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Bethune-Cookman University is a Comprehensive institution located in Daytona Beach, FL, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL  32114-3099
United States
Contact Treran Porter
Director of Recruitment
Email: portert@cookman.edu
Phone: 386-481-2603

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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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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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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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation 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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Security And Protective Services 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

11,652
Applied
6,326
Accepted
3,992
Enrolled
54%
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Female Admissions

7,820
Females Applied
4,348
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,832
Males Applied
1,978
Males Accepted
52%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.92
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.25
One recommendation
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Recommended Essay
Other requirements: Medical history

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 30th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 435 400 470
SAT Math 429 370 480
ACT Composite 17 15 19

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

13,844
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Fees

970
Full-time student fees
9,412
Room & board
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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

14,838
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,903
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,580
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,031
Avg. Loan Aid
8,557
Avg. Grant Aid
11,272
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,992
Total undergrad students
2%
International Students
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.01%
Black or African American 77.76%
White or Caucasian 1.23%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.13%
Asian 0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 2.38%
Other 13.68%

Gender

Male (38.4%)
Female (61.6%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 66%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Commencement and Career Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
National Council of Negro Women, Gamma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Phenomenal Woman Think Tank, What's Next Dance Company and NAACP

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 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

278
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 194
Part-time - 84
Male - 137
Female - 141