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At Bethel, you’ll discover how you're meant to make a difference. In our welcoming, Christ-guided community, you’ll experience personal transformation and outstanding preparation for life, leadership, and your career—all to propel your life forward and fulfill your purpose.

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  • amazing facilities and state-of-the-art labs where you’ll learn and grow
  • a safe and serene campus tucked on 247 acres of wooded, lakeside property
  • a great location in the heart of the Twin Cities, just 15 minutes north of St. Paul and Minneapolis
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Upcoming events

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Winter Thaw Retreat: Living the Questions

January 21

A one-day retreat designed for high schoolers interested in growing as truth-seekers and world-changers.

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Admitted Student Overnight

February 19

Experience life at Bethel. You’ll connect with current and future Bethel students, get to know your way around, and just live in our community.

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Admitted Student Overnight

March 5

Experience life at Bethel. You’ll connect with current and future Bethel students, get to know your way around, and just live in our community.

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Transformational Academics

Explore our programs

No matter where you are in your journey, Bethel has a program to propel your life and career forward. You’ll find associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree offerings in more than 100 areas of study, including business, healthcare, and education.


Majors and minors in engaging subjects that stretch and challenge recent high school grads.

Adult Undergrad

Practical undergraduate programs designed for adults looking to complete or begin their college education.


Advanced degree programs that prepare professionals for meaningful work in their careers and communities.

PSEO/Early College

Programs that help students get a head start on their college degree while completing high school requirements.


Graduate programs that develop leaders for service in theological, pastoral, and ministry settings.

BUILD Program

A supportive and comprehensive educational experience for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

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Learn more about financial aid, tuition, and outcomes at Bethel University!

Tuition and Financial Aid

Affordability and outcomes

We strive to make your education affordable. On average, new undergraduate students receive enough financial aid to bring the total cost per year down to about $24,000—and that number hasn’t really changed in over a decade.

Our 50,000+ alumni are tech innovators, doctors, lawyers, Emmy award-winners, pastors, state supreme court justices, and sports executives who address some of the world's greatest challenges. Let's talk details so you can join them.

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incoming students who receive financial aid


recent graduates are employed or in graduate school


highest return on investment after 10 years among Christian College Consortium schools

- Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Faith at Bethel

Guided by Christ

At Bethel, faith is infused in all we do and in every program, from business to biology. Christ is the compass giving our lives direction. But no matter where you come from, you’ll find a place where you belong at Bethel. Because here, we’re on a journey together.

Community at Bethel

Supported by each other

At Bethel, you’ll feel at home the second you step foot on campus or connect online. You'll find a community that supports who you're becoming, and you'll develop your gifts to make an impact on our world. Together, we strive to do big things—and they’re bigger because we don’t have to do them alone.


FEB 2 2023

Physician Assistant (M.S.) Online Information Session

Noon CT Online

Learn more about our PA program!

FEB 2 2023

Parent Quick Connect: Career Development and Calling

7 p.m. Online Webinar

At this session, you’ll hear from Stan Thompson, Director of Vocation, about how the Office of Career Development and Calling helps students discover their gifts and prepare to use them to make a positive difference in their community and workplace.

FEB 2 2023

The Marriage of Figaro

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Mozart's internationally popular operatic comedy

FEB 3 2023

The Marriage of Figaro

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Mozart's internationally popular operatic comedy

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Latest blog posts

How Do I Become A Better Public Speaker

How Do I Become A Better Public Speaker

January 10, 2023 | 3 p.m.

How Do I Choose a College Major?

How Do I Choose a College Major?

November 22, 2022 | 9 a.m.

How to Avoid Burnout in Special Education

How to Avoid Burnout in Special Education

November 16, 2022 | 9 a.m.


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