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Is Bethany Lutheran College a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Bethany Lutheran College veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Bethany Lutheran College G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on BLC:

How Does BLC Rank for Veterans?

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College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.

Bethany Lutheran College was ranked #1,482 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #49 in our Best for Vets in Minnesota ranking.

We also release our rankings by degree level so vets can see which schools are the best for the level of degree they want to pursue. Below you'll find how BLC did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,082

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at BLC ranked compared to those at other schools. The table below shows those majors which received the highest rankings for vets. Click here to see a full list of majors. From here, you can dive down into different types of rankings once you select a major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Media Arts Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 109
Best General Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 120
Best General Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 120
Best Social Studies Education Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 129
Best Media Arts Colleges for Veterans 139
Best Communications Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 142
Best Communications Colleges for Veterans 153
Best Social Studies Education Colleges for Veterans 157
Best Radio, Television & Digital Communication Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 172
Best Radio, Television & Digital Communication Colleges for Veterans 193

How Many Veterans Go to BLC?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

The VA reports that there are 12 G.I. Bill® students at BLC. There are 769 students enrolled at BLC. This means that approximately 1.56% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Does BLC Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, BLC does not offer college credit for life experience.

If you have specialized military training, BLC may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Contact the school to find out more about the particulars.

BLC Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are available at BLC for the following armed services:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About BLC

Our data shows that this school has not received any complaints at the VA.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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