Overview

Applicants
645
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average HS GPA
3.00

GPA Breakdown

26%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
3%
1.00 - 1.99
1%
Below 1.0

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
450 - 570
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
460 - 590
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
435 - 560
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 25

Deadlines


Regular
August 15

Other Admission Factors


Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
176
with Terminal Degree

92
Men
84
Women
21
Minority
3
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
56%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Majors

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication and Media Studies, Other

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Technology

  • Education

  • Business Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education

  • Engineering

  • Engineering, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • American Sign Language, Other
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

  • History

  • History, General

  • Legal Professions and Studies

  • Pre-Law Studies

  • Leisure and Recreational Activities

  • Art
  • Music

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Computational Mathematics

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Human Services, General

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

  • Theology and Religious Vocations

  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Youth Ministry

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Prominent Alumni


Jacob Bawa
Former Nigerian Ambassador to Italy

John Moran
Former President, Missionary Church

Charles Smith
CFO, Southwest Operations of IBM

William Hossler
President, Missionary Church

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
56%
Graduate in 6 years
59%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Apr 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,968

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,661

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,719

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$15,990

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
83%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,300

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$17,450
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,600

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,250
Transportation for Commuters
$1,600

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Nursing Scholarships
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans
FFEL PLUS loans
FFEL Subsidized Stafford Loans
FFEL Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,984
Out of State
27%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
18

Demographics

34% female
66% male
27% are out of state
69% are full time
31% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
45%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
84%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Disabled Student
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
18
Number of Honor Societies
1

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
5

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Pilots)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Pilots)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Minority Support Groups: www.BethelCollege.edu/studentlife/clubs

Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Univ. of Notre Dame
Navy ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Univ. of Notre Dame
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Univ. of Notre Dame

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
25

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
9

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
70%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Discount purchase plan with vendors for Mac and PC

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Erica Guevara
Campus Visit Coordinator

Address
Office of Admissions
1001 W McKinley
Mishawaka, IN 46545

Phone
574-257-3339

Email
admissions@BethelCollege.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Acorn Student Center
Everst Rohrer Chapel
Sufficient Grounds Coffee House
Wiekamp Athletic Center
Dining Commons
workout and weight rooms

Most Popular Places Off Campus
University Park Mall
College Football Hall of Fame
University of Notre Dame
Coveleski Stadium

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Saturday
M-F 8:00-5:00; S 10:00-2:00
574-257-3339

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
with visit

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
admissions@BethelCollege.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Must be high school student

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Transpo Bus System, Taxi Service Closest airport is South Bend Regional Airport which also has Southshore and Greyhound service. Amtrack is available

Driving Instructions to Campus
www.bethelcollege.edu/about/maps.php

Local Accommodations
www.BethelCollege.edu/visitors/hotels.php