Bethany Lutheran College

BLC Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Bethany Lutheran College? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at BLC. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

BLC Student Population

741 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Bethany Lutheran College?

BLC total enrollment is approximately 741 students.

BLC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time BLC undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BLC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 421
International 83
Hispanic 27
Multi-Ethnic 19
Black or African American 17
Asian 14
Unknown 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BLC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,425 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1425 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  59.46 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does BLC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


BLC overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BLC is ranked 3,210 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3210 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  15.31 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

BLC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 531
International 90
Hispanic 42
Multi-Ethnic 24
Black or African American 19
Asian 17
Unknown 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bethany Lutheran College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 144
Multi-Ethnic 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Asian 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BLC ranks 273 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  273 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  92.82 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 410 female students and 331 male students at BLC.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of BLC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  73.94 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 61 female teachers and 104 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

30.77% Out of State
5.8% Out of the Country

BLC ranks 889 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

30.77% of BLC students come from out of state, and 5.8% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  59 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 15 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Wisconsin 20
California 4
Texas 2
Illinois 2
Iowa 2

International Students at BLC

Students from 17 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Congo, and Ethiopia.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
72.04% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  61.15 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BLC, 72.04% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 248
20-21 221
22-24 87
25-29 10
30-34 5
35 and over 3
Under 18 0

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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