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…the atmosphere of Bethel is vibrant, caring and friendly. I have had the best experience here…
Claire Unruh ’12

Bethel Distinctives

Washington Monthly ranks Bethel College as the only Kansas college in the national liberal arts category for contribution to the public good.

The only Kansas college in the national liberal arts category for:

And our 4-year Graduation Guarantee was among the first in Kansas.

Sure, the facts and figures make Bethel different from any other Kansas college. But what does a national publication really know about what’s important to you in choosing a college?

Maybe you can better relate to what our students say.

Explore our website and discover everything from what current students are doing on campus to how Bethel College alumni are succeeding in their careers.

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Discover who you are and where you are supposed to be – on the field, in the lab, on the stage or in the chapel.


Our campus community is united through attention to you as a whole person. You will be challenged to stretch your mind and heart, over a pizza in the residence hall or while serving others.

  • Hundreds of Bethel students packaged 220,750 meals to send to Haiti for disaster relief.
  • Bethel students helped break ground for Sand Creek Community Gardens.
  • Agape Center in the Richert House provides space for late-evening Bible study and early-morning prayer time.


You will have the space and support you need to grow as a person, build your faith and have some fun. Intellectual and spiritual growth converge to start you toward a career, grad school, certainly a fulfilling life.

Recent BC graduates work for:

  • KSNW-TV, Channel 3, Wichita
  • Audubon Alaska
  • The Washington (D.C.) Ballet
  • ING, Amsterdam
  • Prairie View Mental Health Services, Newton

Recent BC graduates were admitted to the following schools for graduate work:

  • University of Notre Dame, history
  • University of Colorado, music
  • Kent State University, psychology
  • University of Kansas, medicine