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Bethel College - Mishawaka Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Bethel College - Mishawaka? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Bethel College Indiana offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Bethel College - Mishawaka 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.

Bethel College - Mishawaka was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general business/commerce.

Overall Quality

Bethel College Indiana landed the #850 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Bethel College Indiana also holds the #28 spot on the Best Colleges in Indiana ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Bethel College Indiana?

Acceptance Rate

Bethel College - Mishawaka has an acceptance rate of 90%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Bethel College Indiana.

Average Test Scores

About 62% of students accepted to Bethel College Indiana submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 590. Math scores were between 470 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bethel College - Mishawaka  ( 480 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Bethel College - Mishawaka  ( 470 to 570 )
Bethel College Indiana received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Bethel College - Mishawaka  ( 19 to 25 )

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Bethel College - Mishawaka Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Bethel College Indiana, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 Bethel College - Mishawaka is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethel College - Mishawaka

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Bethel College - Mishawaka enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Bethel College Indiana for first-time, full-time students is 58%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  58 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Bethel College Indiana

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,273 undergraduates at Bethel College Indiana with 1,018 being full-time and 255 being part-time.

Bethel College Indiana Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for Bethel College Indiana is 60.66 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  60.66 out of 100
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How Much Does Bethel College - Mishawaka Cost?

The overall average net price of Bethel College Indiana is $19,496. 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 Bethel College Indiana

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,920 $14,316 $20,867 $21,983 $22,793

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 Bethel College Indiana, 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 Bethel College Indiana, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,500 a year. That adds up to $30,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bethel College Indiana is 6.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Bethel College Indiana Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Bethel College Indiana make around $37,800 per year during the early years of their employment. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Bethel College - Mishawaka

Located in Mishawaka, Indiana, Bethel College - Mishawaka is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Bethel College - Mishawaka

Contact details for Bethel College Indiana are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1001 Bethel Circle, Mishawaka, IN 46545-5591
Phone: 574-807-7000

Bethel College - Mishawaka Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 39 majors graduated from Bethel College - Mishawaka. Of these students, 352 received undergraduate degrees and 89 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
Nursing 45 $50,600
Business Administration & Management 38 NA
Interdisciplinary Studies 26 NA
Health & Physical Education 21 NA
Human Services 16 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16 $33,900
Liberal Arts General Studies 14 $28,300
General Business/Commerce 13 $45,500
Teacher Education Subject Specific 13 NA
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 12 NA

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Online Learning at Bethel College Indiana

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, 467 students took at least one online class at Bethel College - Mishawaka. This is a decrease from the 483 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 467 233
2016-2017 483 196
2015-2016 477 177
2014-2015 413 162
2013-2014 366 131

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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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