Bethany College

country rank  1492
world rank  5425

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University Overview

Founded in 1840, Bethany College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Bethany (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), West Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Bethany College is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Bethany College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 179 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1840
Motto Truth gives the bow to knowledge
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address 31 E Campus Drive
Bethany (population range: under 2,500)
26032-0428 West Virginia
United States
T +1 (304) 829 7000
F +1 (304) 829 7287

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 421 N 1st Street
Bethany 26032-0428
+1 (304) 829 7611
800 922 7611

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) - www.disciples.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bethany College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019