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Bethany Lutheran College, founded in 1927, is a coeducational college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Its 50-acre campus is located in Mankato.

Website: www.blc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
739
Undergraduate
Students
(52.4%) 387 Women
(47.6%) 352 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 497 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
530-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,150
Tuition and Fees
$28,080
Room and Board
$8,090
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$23,401
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$36,911
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
41
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 42% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Mankato Population
40,641
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
72% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Viking
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
4.4% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.1% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
8.0% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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