Bethany College - West Virginia Rankings

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In the World#5671 of 14178
In North America#1496 of 2629
In the United States#1417 of 2528
In West Virginia#11 of 26
In Bethany#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Acceptance rate
95%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$20,389 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
516
Graduates
19
Male:Female Ratio
54:46
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Bethany College - West Virginia Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate95%93%98%
Applicants1,150611539
Admissions1,096570526
Freshmen enrolled full time18510283

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
142 or 78%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 890
or below

75% of them
had 1120
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bethany College - West Virginia are 890-1120 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
130 or 72%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bethany College - West Virginia are 16-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White302 (56%)
Black or African American101 (19%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown59 (11%)
Two or more races32 (6%)
Hispanic26 (5%)
Nonresident Alien13 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.2%)
Asian1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,389/year
Average aid awarded
$23,575
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,108
$30-48K$17,895
$48-75K$15,258
$75-110K$17,183
$110K+$25,905

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,950$8,586
Tuition in-state$28,950$8,586
Tuition out-of-state$28,950$8,586
Fee in-district$1,716$500
Fee in-state$1,716$500
Fee out-of-state$1,716$500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity800
Combined charge for room and board$11,104
Room charge$5,460
Meal charge$5,644

Bethany College - West Virginia Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Biology & Biological Sciences, General17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric16
Social Work11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching10
Psychology, General10
Education, General9
Business Administration and Management, General8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
Accounting4
History, General4
Chemistry, General4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other3
Spanish Language and Literature3
Computer Science3
Political Science and Government, Other3
Elementary Education and Teaching3
Visual and Performing Arts, General3
Mathematics, General3
Physical Sciences2
Economics, General2
Finance, General2
Religion & Religious Studies1
English Language and Literature, General1
Equestrian & Equine Studies1
International Relations and Affairs1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Grand Total1219
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%33%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 61%

Publications & Citations

Publications
195
Citations
2,338

Publication count by topic

Psychology
39
Sociology
15
Physics
15
Philosophy
14
History
14
Chemistry
12
Biology
11
Political science
11
Mathematics
9
Medicine
8
Materials science
6
Business
5
Computer science
5
Engineering
4
Art
3
Economics
3
Geography
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy153628
Political science2110142
Sociology2418173
Psychology25731,042
History33341
Geography354654
Physics371977
Economics398328
Chemistry4186335
Environmental science468317
Materials science478647
Business480414
Medicine494390
Mathematics513123
Engineering513312
Biology543047
Computer science65301

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990323
199138
1992224
1993227
1994524
1995113
1996424
1997118
1998427
1999233
2000244
2001141
2002038
2003246
2004254
2005567
2006743
2007669
2008572
2009664
2010672
2011392
2012195
20134139
20143125
20158147
20166134
20174110
20186112
2019885
2020997

General info

Founded1840
WikipediaBethany College (West Virginia)
MottoTruth gives the bow to knowledge
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff164
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address31 E Campus Dr
Bethany, West Virginia, 26032
United States
City population1,000
Phone3048297000
Fax+1 (304) 829 7287

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