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 Lutheran College was awarded 69 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.
BLC was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.
The acceptance rate at Bethany Lutheran College is a competitive 65%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.
Learn more about Bethany Lutheran College admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at BLC it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.
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 Lutheran College is 55%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Bethany Lutheran College has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at BLC for first-time, full-time students is 46%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Bethany Lutheran College.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 769 undergraduates at BLC with 633 being full-time and 136 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
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 BLC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
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 BLC, approximately 57% of students took out student loans averaging $7,966 a year. That adds up to $31,864 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at BLC is 5.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at Bethany Lutheran College make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Bethany Lutheran College.
Contact details for BLC are given below.
|Address:||700 Luther Dr, Mankato, MN 56001|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||19||$38,098|
|Communication & Media Studies||10||NA|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||9||NA|
|General English Literature||8||NA|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||7||NA|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||7||NA|
|Fine & Studio Arts||5||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at Bethany Lutheran College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.
In 2019-2020, 278 students took at least one online class at Bethany Lutheran College. This is an increase from the 256 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Bethany Lutheran College.
*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.
More about our data sources and methodologies.