Bethel College-Indiana
Mishawaka, IN 46545-5591


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,639
Religious affiliation Missionary Church Inc
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 800 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Bethel College-Indiana is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,168 applications and 1,142 students were granted admission. Bethel College-Indiana is at the #96 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 51% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 63% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT910 to 1150
ACT20 to 25
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Bethel College-Indiana's tuition was $27,040 for all students regardless of residency (0.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Bethel College-Indiana's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 46% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,268 (which is 3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bethel College-Indiana in 2016-2017, was 216, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,785 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Bethel College-Indiana has enrolled a total of 1,639 students (1,184 students full-time and 455 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,639 students, 128 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 1,388 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 251 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 177 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Black/African American: 11%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bethel College-Indiana.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 17% 248 80
Health Professions And Related Programs 16% 231 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 11% 150
Education 10% 146 0
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 10% 143 43
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 6% 79
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 57
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 33
Social Sciences 2% 30
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 26 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Bethel College-Indiana full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Bethel College-Indiana graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,200. Last year, out of the total 795 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 739 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 821 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 722 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,200 $35,500
Employment Rate 93% 88%
Total Graduates 795 821

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