Undergraduate Admissions at Bethel University

Begin Your Journey at Bethel

Your journey is unique. Our mission is to guide you from the beginning of your college search, through graduation, and on to your calling and life’s work. Whether you step on to Bethel’s campus with a clear goal in mind or are still undecided, you will leave here prepared for the next step in your journey.

Start by exploring what it means to be a Bethel student. Come to campus for a visit or chat with an admission counselor. We’re here to guide you every step of the way.

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Start Your Application

Begin the application process today! It’s free to apply and only takes 10-15 minutes to complete.

Schedule a Visit

See Bethel University for yourself and discover what it means to be a Pilot!

Admission Steps

  1. Complete a free application.
  2. Send your transcripts to Bethel
    • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended are required (including dual credit) regardless of hours completed or reasons for leaving, sent directly to Bethel.
    • Unofficial transcripts may be used to render admission decisions; however, official transcripts are required to officially complete the admission file.
    • Students with transcripts that indicate the receipt of a non-standard diploma will be required to complete a high school equivalency exam (GED).
    • Send to:
      Bethel University Admission
      1001 Bethel Circle
      Mishawaka, IN 46545
  3. Official SAT, ACT and/or CLT scores may be required under the following conditions:
    • Students with a high school GPA less than 2.5 (out of 4.0).
    • Students planning to major in nursing.
    • Scores are not required if the student has completed successfully appropriate college-level courses with a C- or better in both math and English (100 level or higher).
  4. Optional: Personal Statement
    If you have additional information to share with Bethel’s admission committee, you may include a personal statement with your application. This will assist the committee in understanding a difficult semester, personal or family issues, etc.
  5. Submit your Enrollment Deposit.
    Once you’ve been accepted, secure your spot at New Student Registration by submitting a $100 enrollment deposit (refundable until May 1).

Financial Aid

Your education is an investment in your future. Learn how Bethel can help you through the Financial Aid process and connect you with the resources to make your dream become a reality.

Meet Your Admission Counselors

Take Your Next Step

Take the next step toward your Bethel University degree. Visit campus, apply, request information or ask questions about financial aid.