Bethel University


325 Cherry Avenue, McKenzie, TN 38201
(731) 352-4000 - phone
(731) 352-4069 - fax

A Christian-based school that began in 1842, Bethel University has long been
in the business of giving hope for a brighter future to its students. Today, it
continues to provide diverse options with on-campus, online, and blended
coursework that leads to Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees. Bethel has
been recognized for many of its programs. It was ranked second in the nation in
the list of Best Online Christian Liberal Arts Colleges for 2015.
It also was named the top accredited online school in Tennessee for the 2015-
2016 school year by Accredited Schools Online (
And Bethel’s online Master’s in Criminal Justice program has been ranked 7th in
the nation by Affordable Colleges Online for the Best Online Master’s in Criminal
Justice Degrees 2016 list. Furthermore, Bethel’s traditional face-to-face nursing
program recently achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the NCLEX, the national
examination that determines the readiness of nursing graduates.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2016 Enrollment: Graduate 1,025 - Undergraduate 4,682

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 100%

Tuition and Fees: $15,764

Room and Board: $8,974

Founded: 1842

Degrees Offered: Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2015 to Spring 2016: 1,295

Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

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