Bethany College - Kansas Rankings

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Ranking Category
#8433 of 14,131 In the World
#2151 of 2,597 In North America
#2057 of 2,496 In the United States
#27 of 32 In Kansas State

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Evangelical Lutheran Church
Acceptance rate
Average SAT
Average ACT
Avg. cost to attend
$29,546 /y
Aid receiving
Male:Female Ratio
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Bethany College - Kansas Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Bethany College - Kansas has an acceptance rate of 66% and is among the top 27% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 66% 66% 64%
Applicants 3,521 2,957 564
Admissions 2,325 1,965 360
Freshmen enrolled full time 259 175 84

153 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
50 or 19%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 883
or below

75% of them
had 1020
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bethany College - Kansas are 883-1020 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
120 or 46%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 15
or below

75% of them
had 22
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bethany College - Kansas are 15-22 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 380 (51%)
Black or African American 136 (18%)
Hispanic 130 (18%)
Nonresident Alien 42 (6%)
Two or more races 28 (4%)
Asian 13 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.7%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Bethany College - Kansas is $29,546 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
Average aid awarded
Students receiving aid

Average costs by household income

<$30K $29,674
$30-48K $31,381
$48-75K $30,748
$75-110K $29,235
$110K+ $27,780

Tuition and fees

Tuition in-district $29,200
Tuition in-state $29,200
Tuition out-of-state $29,200
Fee in-district $2,105
Fee in-state $2,105
Fee out-of-state $2,105

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 596
Combined charge for room and board $13,150
Room charge $7,400
Meal charge $5,750

Bethany College - Kansas majors

Bethany College - Kansas has granted 122 bachelor's degrees across 23 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Bethany College - Kansas.

Major Bachelor
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15
Elementary Education and Teaching 13
Business Administration and Management, General 12
Psychology, General 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 9
Finance, General 6
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 5
Accounting 3
Fine & Studio Arts, General 3
Mathematics, General 3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 3
Digital Arts 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Economics, General 2
Game and Interactive Media Design 2
History, Other 2
Pre-Engineering 2
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 1
Music Teacher Education 1
Music, General 1
Social Science Teacher Education 1
Grand Total 122

Bethany College - Kansas has a graduation rate of 29%, which is among the 12% lowest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 29% 23% 42%
  • Full-time retention rate - 47%

Notable alumni

  1. Norman Reedus

    Norman Reedus
    Born in
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    1969-.. (age 55)
    voice actormodelactorartistfilm director

    Norman Mark Reedus is an American actor and former fashion model. He made his acting debut in the 1990s, starring in the role of Murphy MacManus in The Boondock Saints, followed by supporting roles in successful box office films 8MM, Blade 2, and American Gangster. Reedus rose to prominence for his portrayal of Daryl Dixon in the hit AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead (2010–2022). Regarded as one of the show's most popular characters, he began starring in his own spin-off series, The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, in 2023. Reedus is the host of the AMC show Ride with Norman Reedus (2016–present). He has modeled for various fashion designers, including Prada.

  2. Randy W. Berry

    Randy W. Berry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1965-.. (age 59)

    Randy William Berry is an American diplomat and the United States ambassador to Namibia since February 9, 2023. He has previously served as the United States ambassador to Nepal and the first Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons in the United States Department of State.

  3. Oscar Jacobson

    Oscar Jacobson
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    1882-1966 (aged 84)
    authorpainterdrawing teacher

    Oscar Brousse Jacobson was a Swedish-born American painter and museum curator. From 1915 to 1945, he was the director of the University of Oklahoma's School of Art, later known as the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. He curated exhibitions and wrote books about Native American art.

  4. Kent Kessinger

    Kent Kessinger
    player of American football

    Kent Kessinger is an American retired college football coach. He was the head football coach at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, from 2004 to 2021, compiling a record of 108–85.

  5. Quince Banbury

    Quince Banbury
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    1883-1956 (aged 73)
    head coach

    John Quincy "Quince" Banbury was an American football player and coach.

General info

Founded 1881
Colors blue, gold
Total FTE staff 169
Carnegie classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and contacts

Address 335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, Kansas, 67456-1897
United States
City population 4,000
Phone 7852273380

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