Bethesda University

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School Overview

Bethesda University is a Christian university with a predominately Korean-American student body. The school offers programs in biblical studies and other subjects and prepares students for careers as ministers. It is located in Anaheim, CA.

Bethesda University administers bachelor’s degree programs in Christian education, pastoral ministry, and biblical studies. Graduate-level programs in music, early childhood education, visual design, and business management are also offered at the University.

Bethesda University also offers graduate degree programs in biblical studies and divinity.

The University administers ESL and American culture courses to help Korean nationals learn English and adjust to life in the United States.

General Information

Admission Office

730 North Euclid Street

Anaheim, CA 92801

(714) 517-1945

Fax: (714) 517-1948



Contact: Jacqueline Ha

Director of Admissions
Main Address

730 North Euclid Street

Anaheim, CA 92801

(714) 517-1945

www.bcu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 250

Degree-seeking undergrads: 245

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Out-of-state application fee: $80

Online application fee: $35

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $6,320 $6,520 $7,620 $7,620 0.00%
Books and Supplies $1,050 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $7,370 $7,720 $8,820 $8,820 0.00%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $7,500
In-state Student Fees $140
Out-of-state Tuition $7,500
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $140

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 31 69%
Grant or scholarship aid 31 69% $43,115 $1,391
• Federal grants 15 33% $31,415 $2,094
• Pell grants 15 33% $31,415 $2,094
• Other federal grants 0 0% $0
State and local government grant or scholarships 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 31 69% $11,700 $377
Student loan financial aid 0 0% $0
• Federal student loans 0 0% $0
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 22 15 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Information Technology 1
Education 6 1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 6 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation
Theology and Religious Vocations 10 15
Bible/biblical Studies 6 1
Divinity/ministry 14
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology 2
Pastoral Studies/counseling
Religious Education 2
Visual and Performing Arts 5
Design and Visual Communications, General 2
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Music, General 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Design/Visual Communications B
Fashion Design B
Metal/Jewelry Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Conducting B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B
Stringed Instruments B

Computer & Information Sciences
Information Technology B

Education
Early Childhood Education B,C

Foreign Language & Literature
Language Interpretation/Translation B

Philosophy & Religion
Religion/Religious Studies B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations
Bible Studies B
Missionary Studies B
Religious Education B
Religious/Sacred Music B
Theology 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.

Bethesda University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(714) 517-1945
Website:www.buc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.buc.edu/web2/28_admission_process.htm
Address:730 N. Euclid St, Anaheim, CA 92801
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:402
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):78%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:71 (18% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$7,370
Out-of-state Tuition:$7,370
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,670

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Bethesda University Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education21
Theology and Religious Vocations42
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total294

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Bethesda University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Theology and Religious Vocations42
Grand total42

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

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Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,370
Out-of-state$7,370
Books and supplies$960

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,120
Out-of-state$7,120

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid4576%
Grant or scholarship aid3966%$8,670
Student loan aid1831%$5,995

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid17061%$5,796
Federal student loans11541%$7,323

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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

Bethesda University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment402
Undergraduate enrollment293
Graduate enrollment109

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

Bethesda University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *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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