Student Population
Bethel University overview
Location McKenzie, Tennessee
Online bethelu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Cumberland Presbyterian
Bethel University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in McKenzie, Tennessee, Bethel University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Cumberland Presbyterian faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,388 prospective students applied, and 1,299 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 456 enrolled in the school.  4,149 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,630 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $15,292 plus fees of $1,260. Bethel is ranked 1455 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy 
Bethel University overview
SAT 970/1120
ACT 16/21
GPA 2.9
Applications Accepted
Bethel University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Bethel University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,260
Room and Board $9,198
Budget for Other Expenses$4,620
Total One Year Cost$31,570


Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
32% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bethel University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 78%
Education 5%
Health Professions 3%
Biology 3%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2%

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