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The cost of attending Bethel includes tuition (per credit prices below), fees, living expenses and an allowance for books and supplies. The financial aid office estimates students will incur the following costs while enrolled during the 2018-19 academic year:

  • Tuition (varies by program and number of credits).
    • CAPS students typically take 9 credits in the fall, 12 credits in the spring and 3-6 credits in the summer
  • Loan and Course Fees (varies by program): $46 per term
  • Housing, food, transporation and personal expenses. $1,504 per month.
  • Books & supplies: $52 per credit
  • Example: Undergraduate Business Management student taking a total of 24 credits (9 fall, 12 spring, 3 summer), at a rate of $430 per credit, would expect to spend about $10,320 on tuition, $1,248 on books and supplies, $92 on fees, and $18,048 on living expenses (food, housing, transporation, etc.), for a total financial aid budget of $29,708.

The tuition amounts shown are correct as of the time of posting for the College of Adult & Professional Studies at Bethel University for the 2018-2019 academic year. Any changes will take effect at the beginning of a semester. For 2017-2018 information, please visit Tuition and Costs 2017-2018.

Bachelor's Programs

B.A. in Christian Ministries $430 per credit
B.A. in Human Services $430 per credit
B.A. in Organizational Leadership $430 per credit
B.A. in Psychology $430 per credit
B.A. in Special Education $430 per credit
B.S. in Nursing (RN to B.S.) $430 per credit
B.S. in Accounting $430 per credit
B.S. in Business Management $430 per credit
B.S. in Finance $430 per credit
B.S. in Management Information Systems $430 per credit

Associate Programs

A.A. in General Studies $430 per credit
A.S. in Business and Leadership $430 per credit
A. S. in Individualized Major $430 per credit

Certificate Programs

Addiction Studies  $430 per credit
Alcohol and Drug Counseling $430 per credit
Senior Care Leadership and Administration Certificate $430 per credit

Other Costs

Audit fee (non credit earning) $100 per credit
Continuance fee (equals one credit of program tuition per term) varies

Credit by portfolio (1-3 credits requested)

$300 flat fee

Credit by portfolio (4+ credits requested)

$100 per credit requested

Billing & Payment

All billing and payment is done through our Business Office. Learn more about payment options for adult undergrad students.