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Colleges / Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany Lutheran College

Mankato, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About bethany

Bethany Lutheran College is a private, religious college in the town of Mankato, Minnesota. bethany was founded in 1927. The college currently enrolls around 798 students a year, including 781 undergrad students.

bethany Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into bethany. In 2022, bethany accepted 61% of applicants. In 2022, 439 out of 714 total applicants were accepted.

Bethany Lutheran College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
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 9%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Bethany Lutheran College is locatedin Mankato, Minnesota, near the city of Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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College Info

bethany Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to bethany is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to bethany is Jul 1.

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

bethany ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


19 to 26


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to bethany is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into bethany. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

bethany SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1000 - 1130


Math SAT Range

500 - 590


Reading SAT Range

450 - 580

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1130 and Above


1000 to 1130


1000 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for bethany students is 1056. Applicants with SAT scores of 1130 and above have a good chance of being admitted to bethany, while applicants with SAT scores between 1000 to 1130 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1000 have a low chance of being offered a spot at bethany.

bethany Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at bethany is like? There are approximately 786 students enrolled at bethany, including 769 undergraduate students and 17 graduate students. 85% 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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Campus Setting

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