Bethel College-Kansas

North Newton, KS, USA
3.58 Average Rating

Bethel College is a private, liberal arts institution located in North Newton, Kansas, and is the only college in the state classified as a National Liberal Arts College. The first Mennonite institution founded in North America, Bethel has been operating since 1893 and today offers more than 43 areas of study as well as a “design your own iMajor” option. All feature the Common Grounds core curriculum, which has several components that include cross-cultural learning, integrating life and faith, as well as undergraduate research. Bethel has a focus on service and many students take advantage of the local, global, and on-campus service learning opportunities, as well as the variety of on-campus organizations that include inclusive groups such as FemCore, a Gay/Straight Alliance, and a Safe Zone Program.  

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Other (none of the above)
  • Coed

Need Blind

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

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
56%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
56%
Out-Of-State Students
35%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
460
Total Number of Undergrads
460
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

0
100
42%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
58%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,617
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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.
$27,720
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.
$27,720
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.
$9,270
Books and Supplies
$1000

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.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,927
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.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,132
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$13,264

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.
69%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,483
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.
$15,000
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.
$269
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
50%
50%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
71%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Threshers
School Colors
Grey/Maroon
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conf

Campus Safety

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

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.58 Average Rating
Bethel College is a wonderful school to attend. With an extremely supportive and close-knit community, students can easily find lifelong friends that they might even consider family. The basic love of life and friendship found on Bethel's campus is extraordinarily strong.
Laurel from Lawrence, KS
Bethel College has a very unique campus that allows everyone to feel right at home. The academics push every member on the campus to strive to their best potential. There is an extracurricular event for everyone at Bethel College.
Sarah from Oskaloosa, KS

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