|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||United Methodist|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,200 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Bethune-Cookman University has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.
In 2016-2017 academic year, Bethune-Cookman University's tuition was $13,440 for all students regardless of residency (49.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Bethune-Cookman University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 82% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,978 (which is 13.1% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Bethune-Cookman University in 2016-2017, was 775, which is 86% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,859 (which is 16.4% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Bethune-Cookman University has enrolled a total of 3,934 students (3,681 students full-time and 253 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,934 students, 99 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 3,796 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 138 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,808 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 78%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Bethune-Cookman University.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|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||44|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||41||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||4%||36|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||32|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||24|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||16|
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 Bethune-Cookman University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Bethune-Cookman University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,900. Last year, out of the total 1,372 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,249 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,226 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,079 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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