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Consumer Information

About Bethel

The Department of Education set forth federal regulations, under the Higher Education Act of 1965, that require all colleges and universities to make available the following consumer information to every current and prospective student and employee.

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Information Collection and Use

Bethel University collects personally identifiable information when users submit forms such as applications, financial transactions, or requests for information through this website. Personally identifiable information includes any information that could be used to identify the user, including but not limited to name, address, email address, Social Security number, birth date, bank account information, credit card information, or any combination of information that could be used for identification purposes. This information is utilized only to fulfill the users’ requests. The University only uses this information to support the administrative requirements of the University respective to each transaction. Information collected on the Bethel University website will not be sold or publicly distributed. Bethel University complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) regulations.


If you have any questions about this Website Privacy Policy, contact the Office of Compliance at (731) 352-4046.

Misrepresentation

Bethel University has procedures to ensure that it does not misrepresent the nature of its educational program. The procedures should include but are not limited to assurances that the school does not provide false, erroneous, or misleading statements.

No employee may make statements indicating that any program or degree offered by the University will result in employment, promotion in existing employment, increases in salary, or other benefits. No employee will make statements such that completion or attendance at Bethel University will result in admission to any other institution nor any program at Bethel University. The University’s catalogs contain the requirements for admission and completion of all degrees and the costs associated with such degrees. No employee may make the representation that any of these policies may be waived without written permission from the appropriate administrative official.

Student Diversity Demographics

According to the Higher Education Opportunity Act [HEOA Sec. 488(a)(1)(E) amended HEA Sec. 485(a)(1)], Bethel University provides the most recent student demographics available regarding self-identified members of major racial or ethnic groups, gender identities, and Federal Pell Grant recipients.

          

  • Race & Ethnicities

    Percentage of Student Body

  • White

    50.00%

  • Black/African American

    38.91%

  • Two or more races

    4.73%

  • Race/Ethnicity unknown

    3.63%

  • Hispanic of any race

    1.77%

  • Asian/Pacific Islander

    0.49%

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native

    0.41%

  • Native Hawaiian

    0.06%

            

  • Genders

    Percentage of Student Body

  • Male

    46.28%

  • Female

    53.72%

            

  • Recipients

    Percentage of Student Body

  • Pell Grant Recipients

    49%

          

Data for Fall 2018.

Further Consumer Information

If you have any questions or need assistance, please click on the Availability of Employees for Information Dissemination Purposes below for contact information.


Bethel University recognizes the service and sacrifice of those who have defended and those who continue to defend our nation's freedoms. Because of this, we are privileged to offer tuition discounts for eligible students to help them achieve their academic and professional goals. For eligibility requirements, please contact your adviser for details.