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Bethany College Stats, Info and Facts

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913 Students

94% Admitted

  • 628 full time
  • 13 part time
  • 485 men full time
  • 415 women full time
  • 0 applied
  • 0 admitted
  • 282 enrolled

601 Undergraduates

$26,496 Tuition/Year

  • 26 Graduates
  • 11 Non-Degree
  • $26,496 in state
  • $1,200 fees
  • $10,580 room & board
  • $1,200 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Rural area, on fringe of an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Gregory from Bethany, WV
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  • Bethany College is a small non-sectarian, liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ, in which you are immersed within a close-nit community surrounded by the beautiful hills of…

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  • Gage from Grove City, OH
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  • a small college of national distinction is a great way to describe my school, the campus is breathtaking and there are many people from different nationalities, and the professors…

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  • C
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  • Bethany offers a wonderful campus to student's seeking a small liberal arts school. This college is ideally located so that students have the opportunity to visit neighboring colleges and experience…

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  • Katherine from Bethany, WV
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  • This school is a beautiful place. Sometimes students have to look deep into before finding a niche that makes them feel like this is the place for them. I wish…

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Mission Statement

The teaching and advancing of knowledge form the mission of Bethany College.
Central to this broad purpose is providing a liberal arts education for
undergraduates, including the preparation of professionals, and the inspiring of
lifelong learners. This is accomplished in a learning community where primary
attention is given to the cultivation of social responsibility, human dignity,
truth, and beauty.

Bethany College
  • Located in Bethany, WV
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 913 students enrolled
  • 94% admitted
  • $26,496 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Lindsay from Hilliard, OH
  • I am a current student here

    When I came, I knew no one and felt a little uneasy. This college has allowed me to become involved in animal activities, riding sports, spend time with new found friends, watching presentations from the theater area and all kinds of professional entertainment brought in from outside the college

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  • 5
  • Catherine from Wooster, OH
  • I am a current student here

    Without a doubt I love being at Bethany. The one downfall is that Bethany College is very small and sometimes it feels like there isn't much going on. However, like I mentioned above, it's all about what you make of it. There are over 30 different clubs on campus to get involved in (I know this because I just retired from my position as Student Body President and head of the Student Government at the end of this last term). Many of these clubs go to conferences and travel. As president of German Club, I've had the opportunity to have hands-on experiences with planning abroad trips for the students in the club. These experiences have taught me financial responsibility, as I often am holding large sums of money in my care at any given time. My sophomore year, I earned the Freshman of the Year award because I was involved in numerous activities while still carrying a full load of classes and receiving academic achievement. One of the most recent organizations that I'm excited about is we have introduced a peer mentoring program where Bethany College students volunteer to get paired with an international student (most from Heidelberg, Germany, where I studied abroad for a semester). It's a great opportunity to get introduced to someone from a different culture and it's a great help to the international student!

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