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Bethany College Kansas Data & Information Overview

72% Acceptance Rate
13% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Bethany College Kansas Ranked?

#38 Best Colleges in KS
Health & Physical Education Highest Ranked Major

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Overall Quality

Out of the 47 colleges in Kansas, Bethany College Kansas is ranked at #38.

Bethany College Kansas was not ranked in College Factual's 2024 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bethany College Kansas?

72% Acceptance Rate
19% Of Accepted Are Women
14% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bethany College Kansas is 72%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Bethany College Kansas is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 14% 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 420 and 495. Math scores were between 390 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 420 to 495 )

SAT Math Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 390 to 520 )
Bethany College Kansas received ACT scores from 43% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 17 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Bethany College Kansas  ( 17 to 23 )

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Bethany College Kansas Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty
100% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Bethany College Kansas, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethany College Kansas

38% Freshmen Retention
25% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 38% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Bethany College Kansas. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  38 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Bethany College Kansas is 25%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  25 out of 100

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Bethany College Kansas Undergraduate Student Diversity

737 Full-Time Undergraduates
44.0% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
43.8% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 790 undergraduates at Bethany College Kansas with 737 being full-time and 53 being part-time.

How Much Does Bethany College Kansas Cost?

$25,548 Net Price
91% Take Out Loans
$27,972 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Bethany College Kansas is $25,548. 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 +
$23,610 $18,601 $24,864 $28,540 $30,798

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 91% of students took out student loans averaging $6,993 a year. That adds up to $27,972 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?

$41,604 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Bethany College Kansas with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,604 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Bethany College Kansas

Kansas State
737 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Located in Lindsborg, Kansas, Bethany College Kansas is a private not-for-profit institution. Lindsborg is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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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

33 Majors With Completions
144 Undergraduate Degrees
Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health & Physical Education 29 $19,090
General Biology 22 $30,319
Other Business, Management & Marketing 13 $24,708
General Psychology 12 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8 NA
Finance & Financial Management 8 NA
Marketing 6 NA
Accounting 6 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.

Online Learning at Bethany College Kansas

26% Take At Least One Class Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 195 students took at least one online class at Bethany College Kansas. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 195 0
2019-2020 0 0
2018-2019 0 0
2017-2018 0 0
2016-2017 67 0

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Notes and References


*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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