To consider your application for admission, Bethel University must receive the following in most cases:

New Freshmen, Transfers, and Nontraditional Students

  • Your completed online application, including your personal statement of faith.
  • For High School applicants, a copy of your High School transcript and your SAT, ACT, or CLT standardized test score.
  • For transfer applicants, all transcripts from any secondary and postsecondary institutions you have attended. A high school transcript and test score may be required if you have less than one year of college experience. 
  • References may be requested in certain cases.

PSEO Students

To consider your application for admission, Bethel University must receive the following by May 1st:

  • Your completed online application, including personal essay must be received in the Office of Admissions by April 1 of your junior year in high school.
  • Official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary schools. 
  • Your PSAT, ACT, CLT, or SAT score.
  • PSEO State Form Notice of Registration
  • High School Counselor Form

International Students

  • Your completed application by May 1, including your personal statement of faith.
  • Official transcripts from your high school and all colleges and/or universities you have attended. Your transcripts may need to be evaluated by one of the members of NACES.
  • Your TOEFL or IELTS scores, or PTE scores, or other standardized test (ACT, SAT).
  • A copy of your I-94 (applicants living in the U.S.).
  • A copy of your passport (applicants living in or traveling to the U.S.).
  • A copy of your current visa (applicants living in or traveling to the U.S.).
  • Documentation of health insurance (or upon arrival at Bethel University the student may consult with the International Student Adviser who will provide the necessary information). 
  • Your completed International Student Certification of Finance certificate.
  • Applications for Spring should be submitted no later than November 1.
In order to enroll at Bethel, Bethel requires official transcripts from all institutions. Uniquely for High School, the posted graduation date must be on the transcript.