Bethany College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Bethany College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 740 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1840 and is the only institution located in Bethany, West Virginia.

Bethany College is affiliated with Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
Bethany College will give you the option to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Bethany College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Communication and Journalism, Psychology, Biology, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
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 typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bethany College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (close to West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bethany College is low: 48%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bethany College is good: 11:1. Find out more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,600
High
Average tuition cost is very high, $25,600 annually. The additional fees at Bethany College not covered by tuition are approximately $1,000; which comes to a total of $26,600 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 1,168 applications were submitted and 820 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Bethany College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
Bethany College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bethany College, 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
F
Unsafe
Bethany College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, about $5,000 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Bethany College appears to be a very dangerous school. This institution has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bethany College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bethany College, 31 E Campus Dr, Bethany, West Virginia 26032, USA
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