Bethany College

Add Comparison
2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,620
3.06% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,040
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.1%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
68.3%
1,689 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
790
93.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
4.79%
9 Graduates

About

Bethany College is a higher education institution located in McPherson County, KS. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Bethany College were General Biological Sciences (11 degrees awarded), Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (11 degrees), and General Health & Physical Education (10 degrees).

In 2020, 91 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Bethany College. 42.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 57.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (58 degrees), 4.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethany College is $28,620, which is $220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

dollarCosts

The median undergraduate tuition at Bethany College is $28,620, which is $220 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,040.

In 2020, 97% of undergraduate students attending Bethany College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$28,620
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Bethany College was $28,620. The cost of tuition at Bethany College is $220 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Bethany College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$26,040
2020 Value
31.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Bethany College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,040. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Bethany College grew by 31.6%.

This chart compares the average net price of Bethany College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$9,790
Room and Board
$810
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Bethany College was of $9,790 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $810. The cost of room and board increased by 16% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 29.6% during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Bethany College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Bethany College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.3% with respect to 2019, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Bethany College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.1%
2018 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Bethany College was 13.1%, which represents 33 out of the 251 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

predictive-analysisAdmissions

Bethany College received 1,689 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 45.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,689 applicants, 1,154 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.3% acceptance rate.

There were 790 students enrolled at Bethany College in 2020, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Bethany College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,154
Accepted Out of 1,689

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Bethany College was 68.3% (1,154 admissions from 1,689 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 45.2%, while admissions grew by 46.6%.

This chart compares the acceptance rate of Bethany College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

SAT Scores

0%
Submission Percentage
0
Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Bethany College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

This chart shows the SAT scores for the 25th and 75th percentile of applicants broken out into each section of the test that their are evaluated on.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

bookEnrollment

Bethany College has a total enrollment of 790 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethany College is 737 students and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Bethany College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Bethany College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.8% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.886% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.759% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Bethany College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Black or African American Male (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Bethany College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 790 students. The full-time enrollment at Bethany College is 737 and the part-time enrollment is 53. This means that 93.3% of students enrolled at Bethany College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Bethany College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

50%
2020 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 Bethany College was 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Bethany College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Bethany College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    457
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    143
  3. Black or African American
    131

The enrolled student population at Bethany College is 57.8% White, 18.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% Black or African American, 4.3% Two or More Races, 1.14% Asian, 0.886% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.759% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

learningGraduates

In 2020, 13 fewer women than men received degrees from Bethany College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Bethany College is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 4.46 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Bethany College is General Biological Sciences (11 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (11 degrees) and General Health & Physical Education (10 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Bethany College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), and Education (15 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Bethany College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,844,985 people), Secondary school teachers (475,919 people), Physicians (400,498 people), Postsecondary teachers (291,280 people), and Education administrators (291,269 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethany College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Education (15 degrees), Math & Statistics (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (6 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

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 Bethany College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Bethany College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Education (15 degrees), Math & Statistics (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (6 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

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 Bethany College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,022,020 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (610,562 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (605,866 people), Offices of physicians (217,378 people), and Computer Systems Design (202,898 people).

The most specialized majors at Bethany College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees awarded), Biology (11 degrees), Education (15 degrees), Math & Statistics (2 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (6 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Bethany College.
Most Common
  1. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 10 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Bethany College was General Biological Sciences with 11 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Bethany College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

52
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
39
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Bethany College, which is 1.33 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (39).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Bethany College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Bethany College in Sport & Fitness Management, which is 8 times more than the 1 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 8 degrees were awarded to women at Bethany College in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.67 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 15% of students graduating from Bethany College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Bethany College is Male and Two or More Races (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    58 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Bethany College is white (58 degrees awarded). There were 4.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Male
    31 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Bethany College is white male (31 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (27 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

briefcaseOperations

Bethany College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−0.0851%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Bethany College had a total salary expenditure of $17.4M. Bethany College employs 19 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 11 Professors. Most academics at Bethany College are Male Assistant professors (11), Male Associate professors(8), and Female Assistant professors (8).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethany College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 37 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 22 employees, and Management with 13 employees.

Endowment

$7.8M
2020 Endowment
2.29%
growth from 2019

Bethany College has an endowment valued at about $7.8M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Bethany College grew 2.29% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Bethany College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.24M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Bethany College received $2.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$5.88M
2020 Salaries
27.6%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Bethany College paid a median of $5.88M in salaries, which represents 33.8% of their overall expenditure ($17.4M) and a 27.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.78% decline from 2018 and a 0% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$2.33M
Instructional Salaries
42
Number of Employees

In 2020, Bethany College paid a total of $2.33M to 42 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Bethany College were Assistant professor with 19 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Bethany College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 37 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 22 employees; and Management with 13 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Bethany College was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Associate professor with 8 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 8 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Bethany College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart