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Bethel University

Country

Arden Hills, USA

Overall Ranking

401 in Times Higher Education

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • Bethel University, a private Christian university, was established in 1871 as a Baptist seminary. The beautiful suburban campus spreads across 289 acres along with Lake Valentine in Arden Hills, Minnesota. Bethel is the most prominent member of the Christian College Consortium of the USA and has been ranked 11th among the top mid-west universities. With an acceptance rate of 79%, applications are accepted on a rolling basis with no application fee after applying through the official website for intake into the fall and spring semesters. 
  • College of Arts & Sciences offers undergraduate programs in 106 majors, 43 minors and 11 pre-professional programs. Graduate School provides ten postgraduate programs and a doctorate in Leadership. 
  • Bethel University assists students in placements with career counselling workshops, and the average annual package of students is $49,400.
  • On-campus accommodation is available in 9 residence halls equipped with fully-furnished rooms at an approximate cost of $2915 - 2950 per semester. The facilities provided include a shared kitchen, laundry, vending machines, social spaces, housing appliances, parking lots, lockers etc. With a high graduation rate, 97% of graduates either get employed or pursue higher education. 
  • The average undergraduate tuition fee is 38,870 USD. Bethel University awards scholarships and grants to over 90% of its students. International students benefit from the Royal Merit Scholarship. 
About the University

Year of establishment

1871

University Website Link

https://www.bethel.edu/

Total Students

6500

Total International Students

1677

Size of Campus

245 acres

Bethel University Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Times Higher Education

401

US News

202

Webomatrics - World

2506

Webomatrics - National

542

Popular Courses Offered

Undergraduate

BA in Journalism

Duration

4 months

Tutiton Fees

3,621,663

Undergraduate

Biology (B.S.)

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

3,621,663

Undergraduate

BA in Graphic Design

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

3,621,663

Eligibility

The minimum requirement to be considered for the admission are as follows :

Minimum GPA required are : 

  • 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (For UG students)
  • 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (For PG students)

Standardized official test score requirements are : 

  • SAT : 920
  • ACT : 21

 

English Language Requirements :

Tests

Scores

TOEFL p-BT

550

TOEFL i-BT

80

IELTS

6.5

Admission Process

The application must be made online and submitted along with the supported documents. The documents required are :

For UG Students : 

  • Transcripts from high school
  • NACES assessed
  • If necessary, transcript translations
  • In the United States, standardized test scores are used
  • If relevant, submit college credits
  • The applicant's relationship with Jesus is the subject of this essay (within 150 characters)
  • An essay in which the candidate explains why he or she wants to attend Bethel University (within 150 characters)
  • Scores on English language proficiency
  • Form and supporting documentation for Financial Certification

For PG Students : 

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject from a regionally authorised institution
  • Official transcripts from the college or university where you studied
  • Evaluation of the transcript
  • Interview
  • Resume
  • Professional reference/recommendation letters from two people
  • A Mission Statement
  • An official MAT/GRE score from a test taken within the last five years is required
  • The applicant's relationship with Jesus is the subject of this essay (within 150 characters)
  • An essay in which the candidate explains why he or she wants to attend Bethel University (within 150 characters)
  • Scores on English language proficiency
  • Form and supporting documentation for Financial Certification

Accommodation

There's a reason why the majority of Bethel students stay on campus for the entire four years. The institution offers a variety of residence hall options, including suites, apartments, and standard rooms.

https://www.bethel.edu/undergrad/student-life/residence-life/halls/ 

Leap Scholar Verdict

Advantages

Bethel University holds a 401 and 500th band position in the TTE World University Ranking.

More than 100 educational UG, PG, doctoral courses to choose from.

The University ranks 196 in the 2021 US News and World Report National University rankings.

Offers on-campus accommodation.

The University has an acceptance rate of 79%.

It has a 95% student satisfaction rate.

It is a home of 4,500 students from 47 US states and 27 nations worldwide.

Leap Scholar Expert Review

Students with budget concerns should continue looking for affordable alternatives. However, Bethel University is a good choice for students without budget constraints. It offers several scholarships and has an impressive acceptance rate.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is Bethel University located?

Bethel University is located in Arden Hills, USA

How much does it cost to study in Bethel University?

The average first year cost to study in Bethel University is INR 2938150

What is the acceptance rate for Bethel University?

Bethel University has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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