Bethesda University

Bethesda University Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Bethesda University, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Bethesda University Ranked?

2023 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.

Bethesda University was awarded 17 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

Bethesda was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into Bethesda?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Bethesda University, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Bethesda University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Bethesda it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 Bethesda University is 13%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  13 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethesda University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 48% rate at Bethesda University is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  48 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Bethesda is 2%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  2 out of 100

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Bethesda University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 285 undergraduates at Bethesda with 235 being full-time and 50 being part-time.

How Much Does Bethesda University Cost?

The overall average net price of Bethesda is $17,519. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Bethesda, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bethesda, approximately 19% of students took out student loans averaging $6,209 a year. That adds up to $24,836 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bethesda is 23.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Bethesda Graduates Make?

Location of Bethesda University

Located in Anaheim, California, Bethesda University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Anaheim makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for Bethesda are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 730 N. Euclid St, Anaheim, CA 92801
Phone: 714-683-1212

Bethesda University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 10 majors graduated from Bethesda University. Of these students, 39 received undergraduate degrees and 41 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
Business Administration & Management 28 NA
Music 7 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 NA
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 1 NA
Religious Education 1 NA
Biblical Studies 1 NA
Computer Information Systems 0 NA
Missionary Studies 0 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 NA
Design & Applied Arts 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Bethesda University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Bethesda

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 399 students took at least one online class at Bethesda University. This is an increase from the 378 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 399 364
2018-2019 378 48
2017-2018 328 31
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 331 83

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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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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