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Bethany Global University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Bethany Global University. 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 Global University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Bethany Global University was awarded 5 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

BGU was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BGU?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Bethany Global University is 96%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into BGU is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

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Bethany Global University Faculty

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 Global University, this ratio is 15 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

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Bethany Global University is 14%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  14 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethany Global University

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 Global University this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from BGU have a four-year graduation rate of 32%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  32 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at BGU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 298 undergraduates at BGU with 280 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

BGU Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for BGU is 36.95 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  36.95 out of 100
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How Much Does Bethany Global University Cost?

The overall average net price of BGU is $19,679. 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 BGU

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,835 $19,358 $19,597 $19,629 $19,738

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 BGU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At BGU, approximately 58% of students took out student loans averaging $5,872 a year. That adds up to $23,488 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do BGU Graduates Make?

Location of Bethany Global University

Bethany Global University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Bloomington, Minnesota. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Bethany Global University

Contact details for BGU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6820 Auto Club Road, Bloomington, MN 55438-2849
Phone: 800-323-3417

Bethany Global University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 1 majors graduated from Bethany Global University. Of these students, 112 received undergraduate degrees and 11 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Missionary Studies 100 NA

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

Online Learning at BGU

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 134 students took at least one online class at Bethany Global University. This is an increase from the 85 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 134 134
2016-2017 85 85
2015-2016 45 45
2014-2015 47 47

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