Bethune Cookman University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Bethune Cookman University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,835 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1904 and is one of the 4 schools located in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Bethune Cookman University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU) and is also affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
At Bethune Cookman University you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Bethune Cookman University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Criminal Justice, General Studies, Management, Business, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Bethune Cookman University student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Florida average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Bethune Cookman University is low: 40%.

Student to faculty ratio at Bethune Cookman University is decent, 16:1. Read more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,500
Medium
Average tuition costs are slightly high, $13,500 a year. The additional fees at Bethune Cookman University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,000; which totals $14,500 a year.

Read the details about Bethune Cookman University 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
73%
Doable
According to government data, 5,380 applications were submitted and 3,953 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Bethune Cookman University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,700
Medium
Bethune Cookman University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bethune Cookman 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
C-
Unsafe
Bethune Cookman University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,100 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,700 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Bethune Cookman University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Bethune Cookman University seems to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Bethune Cookman University Location and Maps



Post Address: Bethune Cookman University, 640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099, USA
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