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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 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, transportation and personal expenses, $1,552 per month.
  • Books & Supplies: $53 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, $1,272 on books and supplies, $92 on fees, and $18,624 on living expenses (food, housing, transportation, etc.), for a total financial aid budget of $30,308.

The tuition amounts shown are correct as of the time of posting for the College of Adult & Professional Studies at Bethel University of the 2019-2020 academic year. Any changes will take effect at the beginning of a semester.

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 $435 per credit
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post-Baccalaureate) $800 per credit
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) $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 portofolio (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 undergraduate students.