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Bethel University is a vibrant, Christ-centered educational community. Our students bring unique backgrounds and interests, but share a common goal: to become whole and holy persons. It's a transformational journey-working hard in our studies, growing deeper in faith, and serving our community.

Nearly 3,000 undergraduate students live, work, and worship together on our 245-acre main campus, which is just 20 minutes from the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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To consider your application for admissions, Bethel University must receive the following 

  • Online application 
    • Included in the online application is your personal faith statement, which adds to our picture of who you are and is crucial to our evaluation of your application.
      • Essay prompt: In 300-500 words, describe: 1) your relationship with Jesus Christ, sharing experiences and/or influences that have contributed to your spiritual development; 2) why you want to attend Bethel University. 
  • High school transcript or secondary education records
  • College or university transcripts
  • Certification of Finances
  • Standardized exams

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2017 is May 1, 2017


If you have any questions, talk with our international student counselor.

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Majors and Minors

Take a look at our majors and minors to see if Bethel has the right program for you.

Financial Aid

Last year, Bethel gave out $30 million in financial aid to help students pursue their education. Learn more about the financial aid available to you.

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