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Bethel University Minnesota Overview

Bethel University Minnesota is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Bethel University Minnesota is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Bethel University Minnesota Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$34,831 Avg Cost After Aid
89% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at Bethel University Minnesota is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Bethel University Minnesota.
  • In <nil>, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Bethel University Minnesota with a bachelor's degree make about $58,664 a year. That's 44% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Bethel University Minnesota to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Bethel University Minnesota?


Contact details for Bethel University Minnesota are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3900 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, MN 55112
Phone: 651-638-6400

How Do I Get Into Bethel University Minnesota?

You can apply to Bethel University Minnesota online at:

Admission Requirements for Bethel University Minnesota

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Bethel University Minnesota?

89% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores
Bethel University Minnesota has the high acceptance rate of 89%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.

Average Test Scores

About 4% of students accepted to Bethel University Minnesota submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 673. Math scores were between 543 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Bethel University Minnesota  ( 580 to 673 )

SAT Math Scores for Bethel University Minnesota  ( 543 to 670 )
Bethel University Minnesota received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 28. Composite scores were between 20 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Bethel University Minnesota  ( 20 to 27 )
ACT Math Scores for Bethel University Minnesota  ( 20 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for Bethel University Minnesota  ( 20 to 28 )

Can I Afford Bethel University Minnesota?

$34,831 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Bethel University Minnesota is $34,831. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bethel University Minnesota, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $9,573 a year. That adds up to $38,292 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Bethel University Minnesota is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Bethel University Minnesota Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,121 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,653 undergraduate students at Bethel University Minnesota, with 2,121 being full-time and 532 being part-time.


There are also 1,078 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,121 full-time undergraduates at Bethel University Minnesota, 40% are male and 60% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bethel University Minnesota students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 107
Black or African American 85
Hispanic or Latino 124
White 1,705
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 94

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Bethel University Minnesota. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Bethel University Minnesota. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Kenya.

Online Learning at Bethel University Minnesota

994 Took All Classes Online
2,194 Took At Least One Class Online
28.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 18 bachelor’s degree and 30 master’s degree programs available online at Bethel University Minnesota. In 2020-2021, 2,194 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bethel University Minnesota has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 18th most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Bethel University Minnesota

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bethel University Minnesota was 28.0%. This is the #915 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bethel University Minnesota regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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