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Bethel Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Bethel diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Bethel Student Population

4,001 Total Students
2,190 Undergraduates
484 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Bethel University?

Bethel total enrollment is approximately 4,001 students. 2,190 are undergraduates and 484 are graduate students.

Bethel Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bethel undergraduate population is made up of 51% women, and 49% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bethel Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,169
Black or African American 681
Multi-Ethnic 166
Hispanic 69
International 55
Unknown 33
Asian 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bethel Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 66% of full-time grad students are women, and 34% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bethel Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 264
Black or African American 170
Multi-Ethnic 18
Hispanic 12
Asian 9
Unknown 6
International 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Bethel Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,168
Black or African American 1,189
Multi-Ethnic 240
Hispanic 153
Unknown 107
International 58
Asian 58
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bethel University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 626
Black or African American 93
Asian 3
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Bethel Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,263 female students and 1,738 male students at Bethel.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bethel is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  82.95 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 429 female teachers and 304 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

14.53% Out of State
0.25% Out of the Country

Bethel ranks 1,179 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

14.53% of Bethel students come from out of state, and 0.25% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  45 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 19 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Tennessee 338
Georgia 8
Kentucky 7
Florida 7
Alabama 6

International Students at Bethel

Students from 26 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from United Kingdom, Brazil, and Canada.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
21.99% 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  95.40 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bethel, 21.99% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 1,960
25-29 796
18-19 792
30-34 735
20-21 479
22-24 447
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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