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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: blc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
741
Undergraduate
Students
(55.3%) 410 Women
(44.7%) 331 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
73% of 636 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
July 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
460-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,510
Tuition and Fees
$28,380
Room and Board
$8,150
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$23,918
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,152
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
42
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
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Viking
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.8% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
5.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
82.5% White
1.4% Unknown
International Students
11.2% from 21 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
43.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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