Resources › For Students and Parents Bethany College Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More Share Flipboard Email Print Bethany College. Swampyank / Wikipedia For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 24, 2018 Bethany College Admissions Overview: Bethany College is an accessible college with 64% of applicants getting accepted in 2016. Students are required to submit scores from either the SAT or ACT. Applicants fill out an online application and must submit a high school transcript. As part of the application, students can list any extracurricular activities, sports, or work experience they have, and there is no essay component. Students are encouraged to visit the campus and to meet with an admissions officer. Interested students should check out the school's website, and are encouraged to contact the school with any questions they have about the application or admissions process. Admissions Data (2016): Bethany College Acceptance Rate: 64%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 420 / 500SAT Math: 430 / 520SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanSAT comparison for Kansas collegesACT Composite: 18 / 23ACT English: 16 / 22ACT Math: 17 / 24What these ACT numbers meanACT comparison for Kansas colleges Bethany College Description: Bethany College is a private institution affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. The school's 53-acre campus is located in Lindsborg, Kansas, a small town with a rich Swedish heritage. Salina is 20 minutes to the north, and Wichita is an hour to the south. Members of the campus community are united by five core values: integrity, hospitality, community, servant leadership, and sustainability. The school takes pride in the personal attention students receive, a feature that is supported by small classes and a healthy 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Bethany is a residential college with a high level of student involvement. The school offers over 45 student clubs and organizations including a fraternity and sorority system. On the athletic front, the Bethany Swedes compete in the NAIA Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. The college fields nine women's and ten men's intercollegiate sports. Popular sports include football, track and field, softball, soccer, and golf. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 721 (all undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 60% Male / 40% Female89% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $26,660Books: $600 (why so much?)Room and Board: $9,600Other Expenses: $5,230Total Cost: $42,090 Bethany College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 86%Average Amount of AidGrants: $16,428Loans: $7,334 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business, Elementary Education, Criminology, Theater Retention and Graduation Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 49%Transfer-out Rate: 30%4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%6-Year Graduation Rate: 42% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Football, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Golf, BasketballWomen's Sports: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Track and Field, Golf Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Bethany College, You May Also Like These Schools: Applicants looking for a school affiliated with the ELCA should also check out Wartburg College, Augustana College, Midland University, Luther College, or Augsburg University, all of which are located in the mid-west/plains region.