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IPEDS ID: 173179
OPE ID: 00905803
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Bethel Seminary-St Paul
3949 Bethel Dr, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55112
General information:  (651) 638-6288
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  384 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions
Religious Affiliation
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty1033
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Alternative Tuition Plans
  • No alternative tuition plans are offered by this institution.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment (all graduate)384
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 20%
Part-time: 80%Student Gender:
Male: 66%
Female: 34%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 4%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 74%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 3%
Enrolled in some distance education: 36%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 60%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion/Religious Studies2--
Category total2--
Theology and Religious Vocations
Pastoral Studies/Counseling12-1
Religious Education19--
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other14--
Theology/Theological Studies20-2
Urban Ministry0-0
Youth Ministry2--
Category total124246
Grand total126246
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 7
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $5,045
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools7/1/1966 -  Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission1/1/1959 -  Accredited
(!)1/1/1976 - 6/11/2014Closed by Institution
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology(!)7/1/1966 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime 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.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • 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
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate1.7%2.7%3.6%
Number in default253948
Number in repayment1,3961,4341,316
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)