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Colleges / Bethel University

Bethel University

Mishawaka, IN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%

About Bethel University

Bethel University is a private, religious university in the suburb of Mishawaka, Indiana. Bethel University was founded in 1947. The university enrolls around 1,292 students a year, including 1,187 undergrads.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Bethel University

It is not difficult to get into Bethel University. Around 99% of applicants get into Bethel University each year. In 2022, 748 out of 752 total applicants were accepted.

Bethel University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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


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Bethel University is located in the town of Mishawaka, Indiana,.

If you are interested in seeing Bethel University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to Mishawaka, or book a flight to the nearest airport, South Bend International.

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College Info

1001 Bethel Circle Mishawaka, IN 46545-5591

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bethel University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bethel University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bethel University is Aug 1.

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

Bethel University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

980 - 1170


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1170 and Above


980 to 1170


980 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bethel University students is 1077. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bethel University, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bethel University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bethel University is like? There are approximately 1,292 students enrolled at Bethel University, including 1,187 undergraduate students and 105 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from IN and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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