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Bethany College Kansas Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Bethany College Kansas. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bethany College Kansas Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Bethany College Kansas was awarded 12 badges in the 2020 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bethany College Kansas landed the #1,444 spot in College Factual's 2020 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,727 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Bethany College Kansas held the #1,499 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 27 colleges in Kansas, Bethany College Kansas is ranked at #20.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bethany College Kansas?

Acceptance Rate

Bethany College Kansas has an acceptance rate of 67%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Bethany College Kansas.

Average Test Scores

About 28% of students accepted to Bethany College Kansas submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 520. Math scores were between 450 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 440 to 520 )

SAT Math Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 450 to 540 )
Bethany College Kansas received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 18 to 23 )

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Bethany College Kansas Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Bethany College Kansas is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bethany College Kansas is 51%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethany College Kansas

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Bethany College Kansas this rate is 56%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  56 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Bethany College Kansas this rate is 34%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  34 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Bethany College Kansas

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 775 undergraduates at Bethany College Kansas with 710 being full-time and 65 being part-time.

Bethany College Kansas Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 86.36 out of 100, Bethany College Kansas is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  86.36 out of 100
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How Much Does Bethany College Kansas Cost?

The overall average net price of Bethany College Kansas is $23,908. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Bethany College Kansas

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$21,785 $21,027 $22,624 $25,332 $27,248

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Bethany College Kansas, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bethany College Kansas, approximately 79% of students took out student loans averaging $8,199 a year. That adds up to $32,796 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bethany College Kansas is 12.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bethany College Kansas Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Bethany College Kansas make about $40,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Bethany College Kansas

Bethany College Kansas is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Lindsborg, Kansas. The location of Bethany College Kansas is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Location of Bethany College Kansas

Contact details for Bethany College Kansas are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 335 E Swensson St, Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
Phone: 785-227-3380

Bethany College Kansas Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 20 NA
General Biology 17 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 15 NA
Criminology 13 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 10 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 8 NA
General Psychology 7 NA
Finance & Financial Management 7 NA
Accounting 7 NA
Business Administration & Management 6 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bethany College Kansas along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

This is a decrease from the 67 students who took online classes the previous year.

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