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IPEDS ID: 154749
OPE ID: 00190500
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Bethel College-North Newton
300 E 27th St, North Newton, Kansas 67117-1716
General information:  (316) 283-2500
Website:  www.bethelks.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:  Town: Distant
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  472 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  9 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Religious Affiliation
Other
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2012Full timePart time
Total faculty367
Instructional367
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$20,700$21,700$22,600$23,5004.0%
Books and supplies$800$800$900$9000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$6,980$7,400$7,150$7,3703.1%
Other$3,400$3,050$3,450$3,400-1.4%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,570$8,600$8,600$8,6000.0%
Other$4,500$4,150$4,360$4,3800.5%
Off Campus with Family
Other$4,000$3,650$3,860$3,8800.5%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$31,880$32,950$34,100$35,1703.1%
Off Campus$34,570$35,250$36,460$37,3802.5%
Off Campus with Family$25,500$26,150$27,360$28,2803.4%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1101100%————
Grant or scholarship aid9897%$1,502,620$15,333
Federal grants4848%$196,325$4,090
Pell grants4848%$169,425$3,530
Other federal grants4646%$26,900$585
State/local government grant or scholarships3434%$95,939$2,822
Institutional grants or scholarships9897%$1,210,356$12,351
Student loan aid7271%$508,767$7,066
Federal student loans7271%$480,412$6,672
Other student loans33%$28,355$9,452
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid145898%$6,278,434$13,708
Pell grants18139%$694,481$3,837
Federal student loans34874%$3,082,613$8,858
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$16,429$19,021$18,516
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$12,058$18,433$17,457
$30,001 – $48,000$13,509$17,318$18,226
$48,001 – $75,000$15,558$18,101$17,675
$75,001 – $110,000$18,623$19,767$19,633
$110,001 and more$20,373$20,445$21,031
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2012
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)472
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment60
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 96%
Part-time: 4%Student Gender:
Male: 45%
Female: 55%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 9%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 76%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 92%
25 and over: 8%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 59%
Out-of-state: 40%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2011.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $20
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants854602252
Percent admitted64%61%73%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%21%25%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT2924%
ACT9476%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading390520
SAT Math420580
SAT Writing380510
ACT Composite1926
ACT English1726
ACT Math1826
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 62%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 and Returned in Fall 2012
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 63 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2012.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 53%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 36%
6-year: 52%
8-year: 53%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 43%
Female: 65%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Black or African American: 43%
Hispanic/Latino: 29%
White: 58%
Non-resident alien: 20%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorUndergraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General7-
Neurobiology and Anatomy-2
Category total72
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business/Commerce, General12-
Category total12-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies2-
Category total2-
Education
Elementary Education and Teaching8-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-2
Category total82
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General4-
Category total4-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse20-
Category total24-
History
History, General6-
Category total6-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General3-
Category total3-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences6-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution-1
Category total61
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General5-
Category total5-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Category total0-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General3-
Physics, General1-
Category total4-
Psychology
Counseling Psychology-0
Psychology, General2-
Category total20
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work12-
Category total12-
Theology and Religious Vocations
Youth Ministry-1
Category total-1
Visual and Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General4-
Music, General7-
Category total11-
Grand total1066
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division II MenWomen
Basketball2413
Football45
Golf6
Soccer1120
Softball18
Tennis1113
Track and Field, Outdoor2011
Track and Field, X-Country78
Volleyball15
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1938 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/16/1998 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools10/22/2005 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations234
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations201
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault200
Burglary893
Motor vehicle theft001
Arson000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault200
Burglary873
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate6.7%9.4%
Number in default1215
Number in repayment179158
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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