Bethany Lutheran College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

700 Luther Drive

Mankato, MN 56001-4490

(507) 344-7331

(800) 944-3066

Fax: (507) 344-7376



Contact: Don Westphal

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

700 Luther Drive

Mankato, MN 56001

(507) 344-7000

www.blc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 619

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 181

Degree-seeking undergrads: 610

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: Free

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 83%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Education

Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physical Sciences – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bethany Lutheran College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (507) 344-7000
Website: https://www.blc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.blc.edu/apply
Address: 700 Luther Dr, Mankato, MN 56001
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 741
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 52%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 485 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $28,080
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,080
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $20,468

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Bethany Lutheran College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bethany Lutheran College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 8
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 132

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bethany Lutheran College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $28,080
Out-of-state $28,080
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 174 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 174 99% $20,468
Student loan aid 123 70% $7,515

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 622 84% $18,305
Federal student loans 414 56% $5,863

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bethany Lutheran College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bethany Lutheran College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 636 275 361
Percent admitted 100% 75% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 28% 32% 25%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bethany Lutheran College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 741
Undergraduate enrollment 741
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bethany Lutheran College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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