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Bethany Lutheran College
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  • 4 Year
  • MANKATO, MN

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Bethany Lutheran is an above-average private college located in Mankato, Minnesota. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 591 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Bethany Lutheran acceptance rate is 73%. Popular majors include Business, Communications, and Elementary Education. Graduating 54% of students, Bethany Lutheran alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.

About

700 LUTHER DR
MANKATO, MN 56001
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Bethany Lutheran College Rankings

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Bethany Lutheran Admissions

Acceptance Rate
73%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1150
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$17,580 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$20,468 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 14 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 18 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 18 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    20%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
591 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
150
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
47%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Spiritual
    36%
  • Either a good Christian, dumb athlete, or druggie.
    18%
  • Intelligent and caring
    18%
  • Involved
    18%
  • Immature or concentrated
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 22 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Driven by education and faith
    75%
  • Strict Lutheran community
    17%
  • Home away from home
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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