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Bethany Lutheran College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$35,860 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,280 tuition
$8,100 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$680 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$35,860 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,280 tuition
$8,100 on campus room & board
$800 books and supplies
$680 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$13,390 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,754 avg)
43% get state aid ($4,909 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($13,390 avg)
75% get loans ($8,866 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.99% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.99% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,323 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,754 39%
Pell Grants $4,192 39%
Other Federal Grants $2,918 7%
Institution Grant Aid $13,390 100%
State Grant Aid $4,909 43%
Student Loans $8,866 75%
Federal Loans $5,228 73%
Other Loans $9,823 29%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$4,000 - $16,000 Y Y Y N
$3,500 - $14,000
$5,000 - $20,000
$6,500 - $26,000
$9,000 - $36,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Bethany Lutheran College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 344-7000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,080
Out of State $1,080


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • B
  • Aug-27-2016 I am a current student here

    Bethany offers a number scholarship opportunities that make it a very good option for those with tight finances. It has a relatively low tuition, and anybody with decent grades is likely to come away with at least one scholarship. There are grants for students who want to study in specific areas (e.g. theater or music), scholarships for children of alumni, and several large scholarships for top students that cover most or all of tuition. Overall, the financial aid department goes to great lengths to make Bethany affordable.

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  • Kaitlyn from Lakefield, MN
  • Jan-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Although tuition at private colleges runs high, Bethany does its best to provide over 90% of its students with adequate financial aid. All done by friendly Christian people trying to help you afford your education.

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  • 4
  • Kaija from Le Center, MN
  • Nov-30-2012 I am a current student here

    This type of education is one that will last you longer than an education at a typical University. You learn about God, your faith, how you can put your faith into you line of work and much more. Yes, Bethany is expensive, but it's worth it.

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  • 5
  • Stephanie from Cottage Grove, OR
  • Mar-28-2012 I am a current student here

    free theater tickets for school plays, showing room (like movie theater) to play Video games and watch movies, and more. All of the professors (that I've had) really care about how you do and will do what they can to help you succeed! (that's just some of the high points.)

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  • 5
  • BLC Student
  • Feb-08-2012 I am a current student here

    bethany is the least expensive private school in all of minnesota. it's going to be very hard to beat all the individualized attention and small class sizes that are offered here. (for example, most of the upper division classes in the education department have 10 or fewer students!) even the general education courses (i.e. biology, religion, etc.) have no more than about 35 students.

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