Bethel College-Indiana

Mishawaka, IN, USA
4.25 Average Rating

Established in 1947, Bethel University is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Mishawaka, Indiana. Bethel offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 50 fields of study, with classes available during the day, evening, and online. Full-time students are required to attend the student-led chapel program three times weekly. Bethel also provides students with a variety of opportunities for service, such as taking part in the college’s Task Force Team program, which orchestrates short-term, high-impact service missions abroad.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Missionary Church Inc
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
90%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
72%
Out-Of-State Students
27%
48%
Submitting ACT
62%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1077
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,513
Total Number of Undergrads
1,330
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
64%
20-39 Students
29%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,876
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,590
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,590
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,000
Books and Supplies
$1230

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
44%
Average Aid Per Year
$17,884
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
44%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,800
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$13,876

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
76%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,326
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$276
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
11
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
54%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Pilots
School Colors
Blue/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,800
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What Students Are Saying

4.25 Average Rating
Bethel College has a tremendous academic system and a very tight knit community. Professors really care about their students and how they are doing. The surrounding area is great for students to get jobs and get connected in churches and volunteer opportunities.
Michelle from Frazeysburg, OH
bethel college is an all around great school. the safe, healthy, and wholesome environment is perfect for any individual who desires to grow in their academic, service, or spiritual life. or all three!
Mahala from Nappanee, IN
an amazing college. the professors are kind and supportive. i would definitely send my children here some day.
Amber from Mishawaka, IN
Bethel college is a very good school that encourages students to join in religious activities
the way I heard about this college is by my family who has attended.
I give this school a ten out of ten in my book.
Tyler from Mishawaka, IN
Bethel College has an incredible and very welcoming environment that will completely draw a person in. While attending the college and getting the opportunity to walk through the beautiful campus, a person will meet many new people because everyone is always saying, Hi to others in passing. I enjoy going here because of the people, professors, and the overall atmosphere.
Rachelle from Sturgis, MI
Bethel College is a small, beautiful, Christian school located in Mishawaka, IN. It's right in the middle of a lot of activity, and the other local colleges allow for even more interaction with other college students. It's a great place for spiritual growth, making new friends, and enjoying everything college has to offer.
Danielle from Muncie, IN
Bethel College is the only college that I would ever go to. The professors there truly want to see their students succeed in their schooling and they truly have a heart for Jesus. If you are looking for a good Christian college I would recommend Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN.
Katie from Greenfield, IN

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