Bethune-Cookman University

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world rank  2749

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University Overview

Established in 1904, Bethune-Cookman University is a non-profit private liberal arts higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Daytona Beach (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Florida. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 116 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. B-CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym B-CU
Founded 1904
Motto Enter to learn, depart to serve
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 640 Drive Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach
32114-3099 Florida
United States
Tel +1 (386) 481 2000
Fax +1 (386) 481 2010

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office

(386) 481 2600

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bethune-Cookman University's Library
Bethune-Cookman University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 84,045 physical volumes, 2,205 physical media and 51 licensed digital/electronic databases. Bethune-Cookman University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Bethune-Cookman University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,800 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1947


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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