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Step up to your future

For more than 175 years, Bethany’s alumni have achieved great success – become part of Bethany’s tradition of academic excellence. You will learn, live and grow in an environment that encourages you to become involved in your education and your future.

At Bethany your professors will know your name, your passions and your aspirations.

Our alumni have achieved great success in their chosen professions. Learn more about them and what your future may hold as a Bethany alumnus.

Enrollment Fast Facts

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Interview Required: No, but strongly recommended
  • Average GPA: 3.40
  • Average SAT: 1,045
  • Average ACT: 23
  • Enrollment Toll Free Number: 800.922.7611
  • Enrollment E-mail

Bethany College is test score optional.

If you reside in one of the Ohio, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia counties listed below and complete the FAFSA you will be eligible for a $2,000 per year Good Neighbor award as part of your Bethany College financial aid offer. Just add Bethany College to your FAFSA: school code 003808

OH: Belmont, Columbiana, Trumbull, Cuyahoga, Summit, Stark, Tuscarawas, Portage, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Geauga, Ashtabula, Lake, Jefferson, Washington

WV: Ohio, Marshall, Jefferson, Hancock, Brooke

PA: Allegheny, Washington, Westmoreland, Fayette, Beaver, Butler, Armstrong

Click on one of the student classifications below to apply.

Incoming Freshmen
Transfer Students
International Students
Readmit Students

Application Timeline

Review all of our available opportunities for financial aid and scholarship opportunities. Bethany College awards nearly $10 million annually in financial aid, and depending upon your academic record, you may be eligible for a variety of scholarships and/or church-based awards.

Complete this online application for enrollment and scholarships. After you are finished, click the ‘SUBMIT’ button located in the left column of the application and follow the directions. Print and sign the application agreement statement that appears after you submit the completed online application.

Upon acceptance, begin identifying your residence hall preferences, dining preferences, and register for Freshman Orientation.

We recommend that you schedule an appointment with an enrollment counselor who can help you with financial aid forms, student housing, recommend class selections, and help you prepare for your first day at Bethany.

Contact the Enrollment Office.

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Commencement Hall

Approximately 90 percent of Bethany College students receive financial assistance. In 2016-17, our students received more than $10 million of institutional and financial support.​

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Campus in the spring

Bethany is a great value and there’s no better investment in your future. Learn all about tuition, room and board, dining, and related costs of attending Bethany College. Then check out our Scholarship Calculator to see how affordable your Bethany education can be!

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Students studying in Phillips Hall

With more than 30 liberal arts majors and minors, find the major that interests you.

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