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Bethesda University

Anaheim, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%
Acceptance Rate96%

About Bethesda University

Bethesda University Overview

Bethesda University is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Anaheim, California. Bethesda University was founded in 1978 and presently has around 366 students per year year, including 264 undergrad students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Bethesda University for Fall 2023 is August 11. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should hear from Bethesda University by August 25.

Planning to play sports? Bethesda University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Bethesda University on the Student Life page.

2022 Bethesda University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $3,180
Percent of Need Met 80%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $4,000

Is Bethesda University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Bethesda University offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Bethesda University

Bethesda University is not difficult to get into. Around 96% of applicants get into Bethesda University each year. Last year, 123 students applied to Bethesda University and 118 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Bethesda University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 47% of students who start at Bethesda University return for their second year of college. Bethesda University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 15%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Bethesda University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Bethesda University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Bethesda University

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Bethesda University meets 80% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Bethesda University full-time are awarded $4,000 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $2,500 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Bethesda University.

Based on this information, is Bethesda University the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Bethesda University a good school for you?

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Where is Bethesda University Located?

Bethesda University is located in the suburban setting of Anaheim, California, less than an hour from Los Angeles.

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College Info

730 North Euclid Street Anaheim, CA 92801

Campus Setting: Suburban

Bethesda University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 11

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bethesda University is Aug 11.

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Bethesda University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Bethesda University is like? There are approximately 366 students enrolled at Bethesda University, including 264 undergraduate students and 102 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time.


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