What Makes Us Special

About Bethany College

Founded in 1840, Bethany, a small college of national distinction, is the oldest baccalaureate degree-granting institution in West Virginia. Bethany provides a quality liberal education in a rural, residential setting. Teaching and learning form the mission of Bethany, which emphasizes close interaction between faculty and students in the pursuit of knowledge and preparation for career opportunities. Bethany aims to engage the mind, embolden the spirit, and enlarge the world view of its students.

our students

Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Critical Reading380-530

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 2.91

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 44%
Men 56%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 53%  Help

More About our Students

our students

Price of Attendance in 2013-14  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

2012-13 Average Net Tuition for
Aided Undergraduates *  Help

* Net tuition for each individual student may be lower or higher
depending on family income and student eligibility
and availability of grant aid.

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 12:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 81%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 198 49 2 0 249

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