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Bethel University - Minnesota
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT PAUL, MN

Report Card

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

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Bethel - Minnesota is an above-average private, Christian university located in Arden Hills, Minnesota in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,327 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Bethel - Minnesota acceptance rate is 79%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and Communications. Graduating 73% of students, Bethel - Minnesota alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $41,100.

About

3900 BETHEL DR
SAINT PAUL, MN 55112
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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Bethel University - Minnesota Rankings

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Bethel Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1290
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$26,468 / 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
$24,792 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 40 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 48 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 48 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    15%
  • On Campus
    75%
  • Online
    10%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,327 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
472
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
23%
Varsity Athletes
22%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Friendly
    44%
  • Surface nice
    29%
  • Hypocritical
    12%
  • Open
    12%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
94%
Poll
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 50 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
  • A Christian based community with good standards.
    49%
  • Christian community/student body good at faking it
    15%
  • Expensive
    13%
  • Caring
    5%
  • A blessing, and undertaking
    3%
  • A great place to grow as a person until adulthood
    3%
  • A student body that is really good at 'faking it'
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 30 responses

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