Explore, Discover, and Develop your passions.

Welcome to Bethel College, where academics, employment, faith, service, and community intersect to create an unparalleled educational student experience we call The Thresher Way!

Welcome to Bethel College, where academics, employment, faith, service, and community intersect to create an unparalleled educational student experience   we call The Thresher Way!


Excellence in Academics: 40+ Areas of Study Tailored to Your Interests

Academics at Bethel College are second to none. Our distinguished faculty members are experts in their fields and are committed to providing students with a challenging and supportive education.

Bethel College offers a unique learning environment where students can explore their passions, develop their skills, and discover their purpose.

With over 40 areas of study, students can tailor their education to their unique interests and career aspirations.

Looking toward the future

Preparing Students for Success: Employment Experiences

At Bethel College, we understand the importance of preparing our students for the workforce. That’s why we offer a wide range of career services and resources, including internships and employment experiences.

We believe that every student has the potential to succeed, and we are committed to helping them achieve their goals.

Employment Experiences

Real-world job experience that prepares you for your future career.

Internship Opportunities

Discover fulfilling career paths by aligning your values, interests, and skills during your internship.

Alumni Mentorship

Connect with an alumni mentor to smooth the transition from college to career.



Turn Your Talents and Passions into a Degree

Your journey to success starts here. 

Join a community where you’re supported every step of your college journey! As a Thresher, you’ll get the chance to pursue the things you enjoy doing, in the classroom, on the stage, during the game, or out in the community. 

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Build Relationships and Explore Interests: Join the Vibrant Community at Bethel.

Community is at the heart of everything we do at Bethel College. Our campus is a vibrant and inclusive community where you can build meaningful relationships with your peers and mentors. 

Experience our community first-hand. Your visit is customized to your interests. You select the date and time and tell us who you want to meet during your visit

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Empower Your Tomorrow and invest in yourself today.

All Bethel College students receive a financial aid award with scholarships to help make it affordable. Our financial aid packages include different kinds of support like need-based aid, scholarships, grants, loans, work-study options and employment experiences. Let us help you through the process and show you how affordable a Bethel education can be.

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Your Journey of Growth, Discovery, and Transformation Starts Here

If you are looking for a college that will challenge you academically, prepare you for the workforce and provide you with a strong sense of community, at an exceptional value, then Bethel College is the place for you.

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Our campus is a welcoming and inclusive community where you can thrive both academically and personally.

Don’t miss out on the chance to experience all that Bethel College has to offer. Schedule a campus tour and take the first step on a journey of growth, discovery, and transformation that will prepare you for a lifetime of success.


Stay Informed. Stay Inspired.

Keep track of the latest events and information.

Five students in front holding their Thresher Awards, with presenting faculty standing behind them
May 23, 2024

Awards recognize senior achievement in several disciplines

Five graduating seniors received Thresher Awards, in art, forensics and theater, journalism, music and social work, at Bethel’s annual end-of-year…
Bob Milliman reads the Schrag Teaching Award citation on the Mem Hall podium as Mark Jantzen looks on, both dressed in academic regalia
May 22, 2024

Jantzen honored for exemplary teaching

Bethel College honored Mark Jantzen, professor of history, for teaching excellence at the 131st commencement on May 12. The Ralph…
A graduate in a black robe with a light-colored stole and mortarboard hat, holding his diploma, celebrates with family.
May 20, 2024

After rugged four years, Class of 2024 thankful for community

Being the “pandemic class” was a theme that ran through the 131st baccalaureate and commencement on May 12. Traditional-age students…
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