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Bethune – Cookman University

Also known as Bethune-Cookman

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL

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Bethune - Cookman University is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Daytona Beach, Florida. Most historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. Enrollment at Bethune-Cookman exceeds 3,600 annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Bethune-Cookman offers:

  • Security And Protective Services
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 1090 to 1340 for the SAT exam and in a range of 16 to 19 for the ACT exam is typical among students admitted to this school. Bethune-Cookman has an acceptance rate of around 67% of which only 28% decided to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is close to $15,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and that is why students should visit the school's tuition calculator to understand their cost of attendance. Bethune - Cookman University may offer financial aid for students that qualify as loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

This school offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Available sports offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Golf (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Softball (NCAA Division I-AA)

Contact information, tuition information, programs offered, and more may be viewed on school's website at http://www.cookman.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Bethune-Cookman accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Bethune – Cookman University is about 3,800, with undergraduate students making up about 96% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

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 $13,000-$16,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Part time students pay in the range of $560 to $670 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$10,464
Receiving Student Loans90%$7,876
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Bethune – Cookman University may provide services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Bethune – Cookman University has an overall graduation rate which is around 55%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years23%
Graduating in 5 Years20%
Graduating in 6 Years6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1996)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1984)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Bethune – Cookman University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Football (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
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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 Bethune – Cookman University 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

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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