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Bethany College Kansas Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Bethany College Kansas ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. 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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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Bethany College Kansas was awarded 11 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bethany College Kansas is ranked #1,588 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 28 colleges in Kansas, Bethany College Kansas is ranked at #27.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bethany College Kansas?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Bethany College Kansas you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 67%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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 )
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SAT Math Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 450 to 540 )
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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Bethany College Kansas is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bethany College Kansas is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  55 out of 100
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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
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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 891 undergraduates at Bethany College Kansas with 837 being full-time and 54 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 racial-ethnic 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 89.50 out of 100, Bethany College Kansas is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  89.50 out of 100
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How Much Does Bethany College Kansas Cost?

The overall average net price of Bethany College Kansas is $29,482. 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 +
$29,549 $29,549 $29,549 $29,549 $29,224

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bethany College Kansas, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $9,835 a year. That adds up to $39,340 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bethany College Kansas is 13.1%. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bethany College Kansas make around $40,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 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 located in Lindsborg, Kansas. Lindsborg is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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
Website: https://www.bethanylb.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bethanycollegeks
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/bethanynews

Bethany College Kansas Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 25 NA
General Biology 15 NA
Criminology 11 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 10 NA
Accounting 6 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 5 NA
General Psychology 4 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 4 NA
Music 4 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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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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