Bethel University is Affiliated With the Cumberland Presbyterian Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Cumberland Presbyterian faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Cumberland Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.
Bethel Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Bethel Disability Services.
Bethel for the Military
While not a "service academy", Bethel does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Bethel Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Bethel for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Bethel University
Bethel offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Bethel University
Bethel has a comparatively small, student body. There were 4,560 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 2,981 (65.4%). Part-time attendance was 1,579 (34.6%).
Bethel University is Ranked #717 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Bethel receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Bethel #717 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Bethel University Competes in the NIAA
Bethel has a total of 431 student athletes, 264 men and 167 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$8,300,032|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$8,300,032|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Bethel University Athletics