Bethany College

Women's D3 Coach: Liz Geyer
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557 Undergrads / 581 Students
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$20,389 Net Price
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95% Admitted
  • Team Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Fringe

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
35% / 46%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
Karley Trinidad Patuxent Lusby, MD Att, Def
Alexa Taylor South Fayette Mc Donald, PA Att, Mid
Zoe Hill John Marshall Moundsville, WV Goal
Julia Ruzewski Norwin High School Pittsburgh, PA Goal
Gracie Gonzales Fairmont Senior High School Fairmont, WV Def
Kayla Drabek Trinity High School Lemoyne, PA Def
Madelyn Patrick North East High School Elkton, MD Att
Allison Paxton Canon-McMillan Canonsburg, PA Mid
Trinity Dixon Bishop McNamara Bowie, MD Goal
Rikiah Wise Bishop McNamara Bowie, MD Mid, Def
Cassidy Mallioux Ecole Secondaire L Essor ON Def
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Events By Bethany College Coaches
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Pittsburgh Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Wheeling West Virginia Area
  • Steubenville Ohio Area
  • Columbus Ohio Area
  • Cleveland/Akron Ohio Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
Where Grads Work
  • PNC
  • IBM
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • West Virginia University
  • Mylan
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • AT&T
  • Wells Fargo
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • UPMC
  • DICK'S Sporting Goods
  • West Liberty University
  • Highmark Inc.
  • BNY Mellon
  • Procter & Gamble
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Support
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
  • Program and Project Management
  • Healthcare Services
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
380 - 500
450 - 550
850 - 1070
18 - 25
16 - 23
16 - 23

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 360 - 470 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 1,150 611 539
% Admitted 95% 93% 98%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 18% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 2.85
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High School GPA
High School Rank
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Admission Test Scores
Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
TOEFL (English proficiency)
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (15%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (14%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (14%)
Speech Communication and Rhetoric (13%)
Communication & Journalism (13%)
Education (10%)
Human Services, General (9%)
Social Work (9%)
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching (8%)
Psychology (8%)
Psychology, General (8%)
Business Administration and Management, General (6%)
Social Sciences (5%)
Physical Sciences (5%)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
History, General (3%)
History (3%)
Athlete graduation rate
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$30,666
Books & Supplies$1,200
Cost of Living$11,104
Personal Expenses$2,600
Sticker Price$45,570

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$23,575
Federal Grants48%$8,948
Pell Grants47%$5,163
Other Federal48%$3,951
State & Local Grants13%$1,909
Institutional Grants93%$20,502
Student Loans72%$7,406
Federal Loans72%$6,174
Other Loans7%$13,760

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $42 Million $72,370

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $32,500.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $19,324 $346

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 16.7%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 450 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $40,400

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.33 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 35% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 3 3
Fondling - -
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault 1 1
Burglary 6 6
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson 1 1

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

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. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Single program-Education
Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, very small, highly residential

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