If you are planning on applying to Bethel University, the fee for the application costs $30.
The following is an overiew of some of Bethel University's admissions stats.
|Bethel University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||25%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||5%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||61%|
These are the application deadlines for Bethel University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Bethel University does not offer early decision or early action.
Getting into Bethel University is not difficult. Bethel University has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Bethel University accepted 71% of all applicants, about 1,540 from the 2,184 applicants.
Schools that are not difficult to get into, like Bethel University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Bethel University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Bethel University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Very Important|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Very Important|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
Make sure to check with Bethel University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Bethel University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Bethel University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.25|
Students admitted to Bethel University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 58% submitted a class rank. At Bethel University 25% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 55% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At Bethel University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Bethel University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Bethel University considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Bethel University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 5% of Bethel University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 61% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Bethel University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bethel University students scored 490 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.
To be most competitive at Bethel University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bethel University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bethel University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Bethel University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Bethel University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Winter Term
• Spring Term
• Winter Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Bethel University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bethel University.
Does Bethel University accept transfer credits?
✅ Bethel University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Bethel University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Do I have to submit test scores to Bethel University?
✅ Bethel University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Bethel University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Bethel University is 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Bethel University?
❌ Bethel University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Bethel University? Bethel University is a less selective institution. The Bethel University acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bethel University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bethel University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Bethel University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.6. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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