Bethel University - Minnesota Rankings

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In the World#2450 of 14178
In North America#761 of 2629
In the United States#698 of 2528
In Minnesota#18 of 49
In Saint Paul#5 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$26,468 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,799
Graduates
1,206
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
bethel.edu

Bethel University - Minnesota Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate79%79%78%
Applicants2,4359241,511
Admissions1,9127301,182
Freshmen enrolled full time580211369
Freshmen enrolled part time945

607 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

962 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
41 or 7%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1290
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bethel University - Minnesota are 1030-1290 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
547 or 94%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bethel University - Minnesota are 21-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
TOEFL 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
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3059 (77%)
Black or African American203 (5%)
Hispanic189 (5%)
Asian174 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown170 (4%)
Two or more races145 (4%)
Nonresident Alien38 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native7 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,468/year
Average aid awarded
$24,792
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,396
$30-48K$19,525
$48-75K$22,228
$75-110K$24,638
$110K+$29,721

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$38,300$11,700
Tuition in-state$38,300$11,700
Tuition out-of-state$38,300$11,700
Fee in-district$160
Fee in-state$160
Fee out-of-state$160

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,845
Combined charge for room and board$10,780
Room charge$5,900
Meal charge$4,880

Bethel University - Minnesota Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General211844
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse122
Organizational Behavior Studies2227
Communication, General461
Elementary Education and Teaching42
Psychology, General38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Special Education and Teaching, General36
Divinity & Ministry287
Physician Assistant30
Kinesiology and Exercise Science27
Physics, General26
Social Work21
Counseling Psychology21
Education, General19
Accounting and Finance17
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other16
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other15
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies13
Social Sciences, General12
Nurse Midwife & Nursing Midwifery12
Elementary and Middle School Administration & Principalship12
Computer and Information Sciences, General11
Economics, General11
Religious Education11
Pastoral Studies & Counseling11
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision11
Athletic Training & Trainer10
Environmental Science9
Lay Ministry9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching8
Graphic Design8
Religion & Religious Studies8
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other8
Mathematics, General7
English Language and Literature, General7
Bible & Biblical Studies7
Nursing Administration7
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration7
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education6
Chemistry, General6
Mathematics Teacher Education6
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor6
History, General5
Journalism5
Political Science and Government, General5
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology4
Theology & Theological Studies4
Social Studies Teacher Education2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Music, General2
Art & Art Studies, General2
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution2
International Relations and Affairs2
Environmental Studies2
Spanish Language Teacher Education2
Accounting2
Engineering Science2
Neuroscience1
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling1
Music Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Philosophy1
Management Information Systems, General1
Sociology1
Linguistics1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1
Art Teacher Education1
Gerontology1
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology1
Grand Total1572227934
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%75%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 73%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,279
Citations
72,119

Publication count by topic

Medicine
1,107
Psychology
540
Materials science
234
Engineering
158
Philosophy
156
Chemistry
138
Sociology
128
History
114
Biology
103
Political science
70
Computer science
60
Art
56
Geology
38
Physics
27
Geography
15
Environmental science
15
Mathematics
13
Business
12
Economics
7

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy797210
Psychology80519,799
Medicine103022,546
History1033116
Engineering11094,512
Art126744
Physics15642,343
Sociology1567687
Materials science17205,428
Computer science20612,303
Political science2067152
Biology22034,446
Geology2370174
Chemistry26212,474
Mathematics2744651
Environmental science3043231
Economics338075
Business3407107
Geography365746

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199014150
199117142
199222184
199323208
199429250
199536314
199632404
199735451
199841535
199942649
200040777
200135814
200238961
2003511198
2004591323
2005801488
2006931794
2007841990
20081182171
20091182468
20101102480
20111072871
2012963419
20131063661
20141194034
20151264248
20161414381
20171814928
20181914490
20192545486
20202686616

General info

Alternative namesBU
Founded1871
WikipediaBethel University (Minnesota)
Colorsroyal blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff735
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3900 Bethel Dr
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55112
United States
City population285,000
Phone6516386400
Fax+1 (651) 635 1490

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