Bethel College-Indiana

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$27,580

2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,327

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

89.8%

1,065 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,513

71.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

64%

169 Graduates

About

Bethel College-Indiana is a higher education institution located in St. Joseph County, IN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bethel College-Indiana were Registered Nursing (44 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees), and General Business (25 degrees).

In 2017, 449 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethel College-Indiana. 63.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (332 degrees), 6.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethel College-Indiana is $27,580, which is $6,847 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethel College-Indiana is $27,580, which is $6,847 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,327.

In 2017, 85% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,580

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Bethel College-Indiana was $27,580. The cost of tuition at Bethel College-Indiana is $6,847 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$19,327

2017 Value

1.01%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Bethel College-Indiana had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,327. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Bethel College-Indiana grew by 1.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,235

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethel College-Indiana was of $6,235 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 1.05% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Bethel College-Indiana received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.19% with respect to 2016, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Bethel College-Indiana received 1,065 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.82% annual decline. Out of those 1,065 applicants, 956 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,513 students enrolled at Bethel College-Indiana in 2017, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bethel College-Indiana has an overall enrollment yield of 24.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

956

Accepted Out of 1,065

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bethel College-Indiana was 89.8% (956 admissions from 1,065 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 97.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.82%, while admissions declined by -16.3%.

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SAT Scores

62%

Submission Percentage

144

Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Bethel College-Indiana in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Bethel College-Indiana has a total enrollment of 1,513 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethel College-Indiana is 1,083 students and the part-time enrollment is 430. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Bethel College-Indiana are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethel College-Indiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.5% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.42% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.0661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bethel College-Indiana in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.9%), followed by White Male (27.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Black or African American Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethel College-Indiana, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,513 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethel College-Indiana is 1,083 and the part-time enrollment is 430. This means that 71.6% of students enrolled at Bethel College-Indiana are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Bethel College-Indiana was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Bethel College-Indiana had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,097

  2. Black or African American

    155

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    118

The enrolled student population at Bethel College-Indiana is 72.5% White, 10.2% Black or African American, 7.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.42% Two or More Races, 1.59% Asian, 0.0661% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11 students (0.727%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 121 more women than men received degrees from Bethel College-Indiana. The majority of degree recipients at Bethel College-Indiana are white (332 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bethel College-Indiana is Registered Nursing (44 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (27 degrees) and General Business (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bethel College-Indiana, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (12 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Social workers, all other (169,329 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (152,732 people), Other managers (90,271 people), Clergy (87,936 people), and Registered nurses (56,320 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Lodging managers

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Elementary & secondary schools (312,601 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (200,745 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (149,613 people), Individual & family services (112,193 people), and Religious organizations (107,599 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethel College-Indiana are Theology (40 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (27 degrees), Language & Linguistics (12 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (18 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bethel College-Indiana.

Most Common

  1. 44 degrees awarded

  2. 27 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bethel College-Indiana was Registered Nursing with 44 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 164

  2. 285

In 2017, 164 degrees were awarded to men at Bethel College-Indiana, which is 0.575 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (285).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Bethel College-Indiana in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.43 times more than the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 60 degrees were awarded to women at Bethel College-Indiana in Registered Nursing, which is 10 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%

100% Completion Time

63%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 58% of students graduating from Bethel College-Indiana completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (87.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bethel College-Indiana is Male and Hispanic or Latino (87.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    332 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    48 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethel College-Indiana is white (332 degrees awarded). There were 6.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (48 degrees).

0.668% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    213 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    119 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    33 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Bethel College-Indiana is white female (213 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (119 degrees).

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Operations

Bethel College-Indiana has an endowment valued at nearly $9.34M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.19M (12.8%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Bethel College-Indiana had a total salary expenditure of $29.3M. Bethel College-Indiana employs 31 Assistant professors, 28 Associate professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Bethel College-Indiana are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Associate professors(16), and Male Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethel College-Indiana are: Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.34M

2017 Endowment

13.3%

decline from 2016

Bethel College-Indiana has an endowment valued at about $9.34M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Bethel College-Indiana declined 13.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.8M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $71k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Bethel College-Indiana received $71k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.1M

2017 Salaries

2.25%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Bethel College-Indiana paid a median of $12.1M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($29.3M) and a 2.25% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.09% decline from 2015 and a 3.99% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.53M

Instructional Salaries

67

Number of Employees

In 2017, Bethel College-Indiana paid a total of $3.53M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.62M (33.5%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

31 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

32 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethel College-Indiana were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Associate professor with 28 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethel College-Indiana were Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees; Management with 26 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethel College-Indiana was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Associate professor with 16 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

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