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Get an early start with PSEO!

Through Bethel's PSEO program, you can get a jump start on your college degree while completing your high school requirements—all free of charge. Our online and on-campus program options make courses accessible to Minnesota students near and far.

All students who meet our academic qualifications are welcome to participate in the PSEO program at Bethel. While Bethel has a faith requirement for our traditional undergraduate students due to the unique nature of the residential and faith formation experience, we do not require faith statements from PSEO students as part of the application process.

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How to Apply

Complete your online application.

See application deadlines below.

Submit your high school transcript.

Unofficial transcripts for initial review can be sent to your PSEO Admissions Counselor. Request your official transcript from your high school. Transcripts must be submitted through a secure online portal or in a sealed envelope to the Office of Admissions

Complete your PSEO Notice of Student Registration Form.

Mail or email your completed form to the Office of Admissions.

Complete your High School Counselor Form.

Work with your high school counselor to complete and submit the online High School Counselor Form.

Send your standardized test score.

Optional: we accept PSAT, ACT, CLT, SAT, or Pre-ACT.

Admissions Standards

To apply to be a PSEO student at Bethel, you must: 

  • Be a junior or senior in high school by the time you start classes
  • Be a resident of the state of Minnesota
  • Either have a GPA of at least 3.0 or submit a qualifying test score (ACT composite score of 24+ or 75th percentile on a standardized test)

Early College seats are limited. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 

Students with a high school graduation year of 2025 or 2026 are eligible for PSEO for fall 2024. 

February 1: Early admission deadline
May 1: Regular admission deadline
June 1: Deadline for students to confirm enrollment

Spring 2025

August 1: Application opens
December 1: Application deadline

Fall 2025

January 1: Application opens

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