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Get an early start with PSEO!

Bethel's PSEO program is designed for Minnesota residents who are juniors or seniors in high school. Through PSEO, 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.

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How to Apply

Complete your online application.

The application for spring 2023 and fall 2023 is now open.

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 State Form Notice of Registration (pdf).

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

Spring Term 2023

Students with a high school graduation year of 2023 or 2024 are eligible for PSEO for spring 2023.

December 1: Interim deadline
January 1: Spring term deadline

Fall Term 2023 

Students with a high school graduation year of 2024 or 2025 are eligible for PSEO for fall 2023. 

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

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It is the policy of Bethel not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, or disability.