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Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate58%

About bethany

Bethany Lutheran College is a private, religious college in the town of Mankato, Minnesota. bethany was founded in 1927. The college enrolls around 830 students a year, including 804 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Bethany Lutheran College

It is moderately difficult to get into bethany. The acceptance rate at bethany is 58%. Out of 665 applications received in 2022, 389 students were offered admission.

Bethany Lutheran College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 58%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 13%

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Bethany Lutheran College is located in Mankato, Minnesota, near Minneapolis-St. Paul.

If you are interested in seeing bethany for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 169 to Mankato, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul International.

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College Info

bethany Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to bethany is Jul 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to bethany is Jul 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

bethany SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1043 - 1290


Math SAT Range

533 - 680


Reading SAT Range

478 - 625

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1290 and Above


1043 to 1290


1043 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for bethany students is 1166. Applicants with SAT scores of 1290 and above have a good chance of being admitted to bethany, while applicants with SAT scores between 1043 to 1290 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1043 have a low chance of being offered a spot at bethany.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at bethany is like? There are approximately 830 students enrolled at bethany, including 804 undergraduate students and 26 graduate students. 79% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from MN and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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