#5 Best Private Colleges in Minnesota

Bethel University

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Student Population
Bethel University overview
Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Online bethel.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Bethel University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Bethel University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Baptist faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,646 prospective students applied, and 1,426 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 477 enrolled in the school.  2,707 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,107 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $38,870 plus fees of $160. Bethel University is ranked 214 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Bethel University is rated within the top 33% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1040/1338
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
Bethel University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Bethel University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,290
Other Fees$160
Room and Board $10,960
Budget for Other Expenses$2,710
Total One Year Cost$53,990

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
73% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bethel University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Health Professions 18%
Education 10%
Communication 8%
Psychology 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173160 IPEDS survey data for Bethel University.

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