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Your college education is an important investment in yourself and your future that pays dividends for a lifetime.

Graduate in four years from Bethel College – in fact we guarantee it  – and you’ll be ready to realize academic, professional and personal success.

Be prepared through hands on-learning to connect your skills and passions to your purpose in life – whether it’s in your first job or a future career.

Experience the support of a community that wants to see you thrive.

You and your family can see just how Bethel can be affordable investment as we guide your through our transparent financial aid process. Let us show you how by applying today.


  • $26,141 saved through Bethel’s 4-Year Graduation Guarantee, over going to a state school for 5 years
  • Only 50% of tuition, room and board price paid, on average, by full-time students
  • 19% less – Bethel costs compared to the national average for private-college tuition, fees, room and board

Domestic Student Tuition

Tuition and room and board costs are for one full year. Commuters are charged a $750 campus life fee.

Base costs for 2019–20 academic year
Tuition $29,150
Deposit $200
Activity Fee $240
Room and board* $8,980
Total $38,570
Health insurance†† $1,825
Athletic insurance fees††† $600
Books** $750 – Estimated expense
*Room and board options
Voth Hall $9,530
Warkentin Court $9,530

**Estimated cost

††All students are required to have health insurance coverage. If the student is covered under a family plan, additional Bethel health insurance is not required. The full health insurance premium is due in the fall at the start of school.

†††All athletes are required to have additional athletic insurance. This is a secondary policy that starts to pay after any primary policy has paid its portion.


International Student Tuition

Bethel College values the cultural diversity that international students bring to the classroom and the Bethel campus community. International students who live on campus will receive up to 50 percent tuition discount while those who choose not to live on campus receive up to 35 percent tuition discount.

Tuition and room and board costs are for one full year. Commuters are charged a $780 campus life fee. All amounts are in U.S. funds.

Base costs for 2019–20 academic year
Tuition: $29,150
Deposit: $200
Activity Fee: $240
Room and board:* $8,980
Athletic insurance fees:††† $600
Books: ** $750 – Estimated expense
Total: $39,920
Health insurance:†† $1,825
* Room and board options
Haury Hall $8,980 (required for first time freshmen)
Voth Hall $9,530
Warkentin Court $9,530

**Estimated cost

††Health Insurance: All students are required to have health insurance coverage. If the student is covered under a family plan, additional health insurance is not required. The full health insurance premium is due in the fall at the start of school.

†††Athletic Insurance Fees: All athletes are required to have additional athletic insurance. This is a secondary policy that starts to pay after any primary policy has paid its portion.

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About Bethel

As the first Mennonite college founded in North America, Bethel College celebrates a tradition of progressive Christian liberal arts education, diversity within community, and lifelong learning.