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Bethany College Student Life

Bethany College is on a 1,300-acre campus in a rural setting in Bethany, West Virginia, not far from Pittsburgh. There are many activities and organizations for Bethany College students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Bethany College also has fraternities and sororities.

Bethany College has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bethany College include Culture Clubs, Equestrian Club, Outdoors Club and Black Alliance.

Bethany College students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Family Weekend and Spring Weekend.

Does Bethany College offer student housing?

Bethany College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Bethany College students live on campus. In 2021, 98% of undergrads at Bethany College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 2% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bethany College. There are 850 spots available in on-campus housing for all 710 undergraduates. On the weekends, about 50% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Bethany College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Is Bethany College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Bethany College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bethany College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Bethany College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Bethany College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Bethany College, take I-70 to Bethany, WV. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in West Virginia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Bethany College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Bethany College Students

41%

Women

59%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

14%

In State

86%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

51%

20%

18%

5%

2%

2%

1%

0.29%

0.14%

Undergraduate Students

710

Graduate Students

27

Non-Resident / International Students

17

Bethany College Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

737

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

70%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,773

Out-of-State

$29,773

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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