Bethany

Bethany College

31 S Loop Campus Drive, Bethany, United States
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    0
  • Class Notes
    0
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    37
  • Previously Enrolled
    135

Overview of Bethany College (Bethany)

About this school

Bethany, founded in 1881, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 62-acre campus is located in Lindsborg, 15 miles south of Salina.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:665
    • Men:396 Men (59.5%)
    • Women:269 Women (40.5%)

Location

Admission Information (Bethany)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Bethany College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
335 East Swensson Street
City, State, Zip
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
Phone
(785) 227-3380 x8113
Fax
(785) 227-2860
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
59% of 1,139 applicants were admitted
Women
61% of 464 applicants were admitted
Men
57% of 675 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
259 (39%) of 670 admitted students enrolled
Women
89 (32%) of 282 admitted students enrolled
Men
170 (44%) of 388 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.20
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
21%
• Score 18 - 23
64%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Bethany)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,522 (66.97%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,815 (26.32%)
  • Other Expenses: - $600 (1.46%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,160 (5.26%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Bethany College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001904
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
137 (99.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
112 (81.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
112 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
43 (38.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$22,204
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 97 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,123
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 107 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,308
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 35 (31.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
541 (99.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
466 (86.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
466 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
188 (40.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
91%
Average Award
$22,887
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 411 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,935
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 439 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,354
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 146 (31.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,800

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,015
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,342

Academics & Instruction (Bethany)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


39

Part-Time Faculty


35

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


38%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 44% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 26% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
65
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Bethany College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


64.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


26.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


39.0%

Programs & Majors (Bethany)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Christian Studies
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drawing
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life (Bethany)

    Location & Geography

    Population


    3,464

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    80 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    16.3 average low in January, 84.2 average high in September
    Rain
    97 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    20 mile(s) from campus in Salina
    Nearest Train Station
    40 mile(s) from campus in Newton

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Women only housing, coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    67% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Students required to live on campus through junior year

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    25%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Mascot
    Swedes
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cheerleading
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball
    Wrestling

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    badminton, basketball, softball, table tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Bethany College offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student activities board (sab), alpha theta chi, alpha sigma nu, fellowship of christian athletes (fca), bethany youth ministries team

    Sororities


    21% of women participate

    Fraternities


    11% of men participate

    ROTC


    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    603

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    665
    Women
    269
    Men
    396

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 1.4% Asian
    • 12.3% Black/African-American
    • 12.0% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 69.1% White
    • 0.3% Unknown

    International Students


    6.2% from 19 countries

    Average Age


    20

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources (Bethany)

    Study resources