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Bethany Lutheran College (BLC)

700 Luther Dr, Mankato, MN

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Bethany Lutheran College is a nonprofit private college that has a fair number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Mankato, Minnesota, in a predominantly rural area. The high teacher to student ratio and access to faculty and teachers are due primarily to the limited enrollment, approximately 600 students, maintained by BLC.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs BLC offers:

  • Communication, General
  • Business Administration
  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Music

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by the school. The majority of students at this school scored between 21 - 27 on the ACT exam. 84% of those who apply are accepted to Bethany Lutheran College, of which 43% choose to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition is approximately $25,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Housing is available for students, which costs around $3,500 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The Bethany Lutheran College "Vikings" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division III)
  • Softball (NCAA Division III)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study offered, and much more may be accessed on school's website at http://www.blc.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Bethany Lutheran College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Bethany Lutheran College has a total student population of about 520. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 26% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $25,000-$30,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,100-$1,300 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$16,739
Receiving Student Loans74%$8,631
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Bethany Lutheran College may provide services to students including:

  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Bethany Lutheran College is around 49%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years38%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Bethany Lutheran College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Bethany Lutheran College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

History

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Bethany Lutheran College for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.30%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
9:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$14,758