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Bethel University Student Life

Bethel University is on a 100-acre campus in a small town setting in McKenzie, Tennessee Bethel University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Bethel University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Bethel University has a thriving Campus Crusade for Christ. In fact, more students participate in Campus Crusade for Christ than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Bethel University include STEA (Education), Student Government Association, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) and Arete

Bethel University students' favorite campus events are Convocation, School-Wide Dances, and Homecoming.

Bethel University Housing

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

The majority of Bethel University students live on campus. In 2021, 66% of undergrads at Bethel University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 34% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Bethel University. There are 1,12 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,799 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 849 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 2% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Bethel University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

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.

Additionally, Bethel University has night patrols by trained security personnel.

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 40 to McKenzie, TN. If you need to fly, book your flight to Memphis International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Tennessee 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

32%

Women

68%

Men

1%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

82%

In State

18%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

78%

5%

5%

4%

4%

3%

1%

0.37%

0.11%

Undergraduate Students

2,799

Graduate Students

1,540

Non-Resident / International Students

22

Bethel University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 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
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,339

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,218

Out-of-State

$16,218

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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