Bethel University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Bethel University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 6,280 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1842 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in McKenzie, Tennessee.

Bethel University is affiliated with Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Bethel University will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Bethel University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Marketing and Advertising, Retailing and Wholesaling, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
58%
Bethel University student retention rate is low at 58% (below Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Bethel University is low: 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bethel University is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,600
Average tuition prices are slightly high, about $13,900 per year. The additional fees at Bethel University (not included in tuition costs) are around $700, which totals $14,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Bethel University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
55%
As reported in recent government data, 1,675 applications were submitted and 926 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bethel University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,800
Bethel University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bethel University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Bethel University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $2,800 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Bethel University appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bethel University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bethel University, 325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201, USA
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