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Bethel University Student Life

Bethel University is on a 289-acre campus in a suburban setting in St. Paul, Minnesota, not far from Minneapolis-St. Paul. Bethel University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Bethel University does not have fraternities or sororities.

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

Other popular student organizations at Bethel University include Bethel Business and Economics Association, Bethel Rec Sports, Welcome Week

Bethel University students' favorite campus events are Christmas Formal and Dance, Homecoming Week Events and Airband Competition (annual lip sync competition).

Does Bethel University offer student housing?

Bethel University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Bethel University students live on campus. In 2021, 64% of undergrads at Bethel University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bethel University. There are 1,819 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,710 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,42 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Is Bethel University 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.

Bethel University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Bethel University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Bethel University 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.

Additionally, Bethel University has video surveillance for residence halls, academic buildings, and parking lots.

Plan a Visit to Bethel University

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 Bethel University, take Interstate 35 to St. Paul, MN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Minnesota 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 Bethel University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Bethel University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

82%

In State

18%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

80%

5%

5%

4%

4%

1%

0.44%

0.32%

0.16%

Undergraduate Students

2,710

Graduate Students

1,439

Non-Resident / International Students

11

Bethel University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 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

4,149

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

87%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$40,080

Out-of-State

$40,080

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 1
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