Bethany College

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Bethany College can be found in Lindsborg, KS, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is approximately around 670 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can submit either the SAT or ACT exam scores to Bethany College. A score within the range of 1200 - 1490 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 23 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Bethany College average GPA (2.80 - 3.04) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 60 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Bethany College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 27 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bethany College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Bethany College was reported as 58.8% in Fall 2013 with over 1,140 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1200 - 1490
  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.04

How Hard Is It to Get into Bethany College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Bethany College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bethany College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 58.5%
  • 2010-2011: 63.7%
  • 2011-2012: 59.7%
  • 2012-2013: 58.6%
  • 2013-2014: 58.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 59.5%

How Does Bethany College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bethany College is six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
McPherson College86.6%
Kansas Wesleyan University53.7%
Tabor College73.5%
Sterling College44.1%
Bethel College-North Newton64.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bethany College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading390 - 510
Math430 - 510
Writing380 - 470
Total Score1200 - 1490
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 23
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