#18 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

Bethel Demographics & Diversity

McKenzie, Tennessee

 0 Reviews

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bethel are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bethel University students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 40%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 5%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at Bethel University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bethel has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bethel University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Bethel University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,153
Women 2,533

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bethel serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bethel University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,031 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 66.4%
Part time Undergrads 25.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219718 IPEDS survey data for Bethel University.