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 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

The majority of students accepted into Bethany College have scored between 18 to 23 on the ACT exam. We were able to estimate the Bethany College average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at Bethany College, and from those that were granted acceptance about 31 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Bethany College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Bethany College was reported as 67.7% in Fall 2020 with over 1,160 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Bethany College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.8%
  • 2017-2018: 66.6%
  • 2018-2019: 67.8%
  • 2019-2020: 67.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 62.3%

How Does Bethany College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Bethany College is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
McPherson College52.1%
Kansas Wesleyan University60.6%
Tabor College55.9%
Sterling College39.9%
Bethel College-North Newton57.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Bethany College (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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