Finances

The Bethel University Board of Trustees reserves the right to change any financial charges or regulations listed in this catalog.

Student Cost for 2022-2023

FT = full-time enrollment (12-18 credits per semester)

PT = part-time enrollment (fewer than 12 credits per semester)

NR = not registered

Tuition Fall Interim Spring Summer
FT Fall and FT Spring $20,555 No charge2 (up to 5 credits) $20,555 NA
PT Fall and FT Spring $1,720/credit $860/credit $20,555 NA
PT Fall and PT Spring $1,720/credit $1,720/credit $1,720/credit NA
FT fall and NR Spring $20,555 $860/credit - NA
NR Fall and FT Spring - $860/credit $20,555 NA
PT Fall and NR Spring $1,720/credit $1,720/credit - NA
NR Fall and PT Spring - $1,720/credit $1,720/credit NA
Interim Only - $1,720/credit - NA
Off-Campus Programs Contact Office of International Studies and Off-Campus Programs Contact Office of International Studies and Off-Campus Programs Contact Office of International Studies and Off-Campus Programs NA
FT Fall and PT Spring $20,555 $860/credit $1,720/credit NA
Teacher Licensure Rate $1,140/credit $1,140/credit $1,140/credit $570/credit
Post-baccalaureate Rate $1,140/credit $1,140/credit $1,140/credit $570/credit
Tuition Overload1 $1,140/credit NA $1,140/credit NA
Summer Term NA NA NA $570/credit
Audit $172/credit $172/credit $172/credit $172/credit
Fee Fall Interim Spring Summer
Bethel Student Activity fee (full time) $80 NA $80 NA

Room (first-time residents in Bethel Housing)

  Fall Interim Spring
In Bethel Housing Fall, Spring, and Interim $3,050 No Charge $3,050
In Bethel Housing Fall and Interim $3,050 $306 -
In Bethel Housing Spring and Interim - $306 $3,050
In Bethel Housing Interim Only - $612 -

Room (second consecutive year in Bethel Housing)

  Fall Interim Spring
In Bethel Housing Fall, Spring, and Interim $2,995 No Charge $2,995
In Bethel Housing Fall and Interim $2,995 $306 -
In Bethel Housing Spring and Interim - $306 $2,995

Room (third consecutive year in Bethel Housing)

  Fall Interim Spring
In Bethel Housing Fall, Spring, and Interim $2,950 No Charge $2,950
In Bethel Housing Fall and Interim $2,950 $306 -
In Bethel Housing Spring and Interim - $306 $2,950

Room (fourth consecutive year in Bethel Housing)

  Fall Interim Spring
In Bethel Housing Fall, Spring, and Interim $2,950 No Charge $2,950
In Bethel Housing Fall and Interim $2,950 $306 -
In Bethel Housing Spring and Interim - $306 $2,950

 Room (fifth consecutive year in Bethel Housing)

  Fall Interim Spring
In Bethel Housing Fall, Spring, and Interim $2,915 No Charge $2,915
In Bethel Housing Fall and Interim $2,915 $306 -
In Bethel Housing Spring and Interim - $306 $2,915

NOTE: Active Military Duty students will receive a refund of amounts paid for room and board attributable to the time period during which the students were serving in active military service and were unable to use the facilities or services for which the amounts were paid. Any refund of room and board is subject to the requirements of state and federal financial aid programs.

Meal Plan

More information regarding meal plans is available at bethel.edu/dining-services/meal-plans

Students with Bethel housing will be auto-assigned the meal plan "Block Plan B" ($5,390 per year) with the option to change their plan based off the their housing selection.

To manage your meal plan: MyBethel>Tools & Resources>My Housing and Meals

Music Instruction

1/2 hour per week private lesson $480 per semester
3/4 hour per week private lesson $680 per semester
One hour per week private lesson $865 per semester
  • Regular tuition is charged in addition to any special course fee if the music instruction is taken for credit.
  • No refund is given after Friday of the second week of the semester for students who withdraw from private music instruction. Copies of the complete Refund Policy for Private Instruction are available from the Department of Music and Theatre.

Special Fees

Enrollment Deposit (nonrefundable after May 1) $300
Additional Course Fees (indicated in registration materials) Amount varies
Science Lab Fee $120
Natural Science Education Lab Fee (NAS) $35
Nursing lab, equipment, malpractice insurance, clinical site placement, and computerized exam Fees (Juniors and Seniors)* $325 per semester
Nursing lab, equipment, malpractice insurance, clinical site placement, and computerized exam Fees (Sophomores)* $160 (spring semester)
Nursing Testing Fee (Seniors-Fall 2022)* $542
Nursing Testing fee (Juniors-Fall 2023)* $560
Nursing Testing Fee (Sophomores-Spring 2024)* $280
Nursing Central Fee (Juniors)* $196 (fall semester)
Nursing Central Fee (Sophomores-Spring 2024)* $200
Language Skills Test Varies according to language
Credit by Examination $75 per credit
Official Transcript: https://www.bethel.edu/registrar $8 per copy
Non-Sufficient Funds Fee (NSF) $25 per item
Commuter Parking Fee $175 per semester
Senior Resident Parking Permit $175 per semester
Junior Resident Parking Permit $225 per semester
Sophomore Resident Parking Permit (Availability restrictions apply. See Office of Security.) $275 per semester
Freshman Resident Parking Permit (Availability restrictions apply. See Office of Security.) $375 per semester

* Nursing fees are approximate and will vary depending on vendor pricing. Accurate fees will be published each semester with registration materials.

Bethel Student Activity Fee

The Bethel Student Activity fee is charged per semester when a student is enrolled full time (12-18 credits). This fee is determined by the Bethel Student Government (BSG).

Overload Fee

An overload fee is charged for each credit enrolled over 18 credits in a semester. No overloads are permitted during interim. Note the eligibility requirements in the General Information section of this catalog.

Audit Fee

A student who is registered for full time during the semester will not be charged to audit a course. The student will be charged the audit fee per credit if not enrolled full time during the semester. The free audit does not include students who are billed at the Post-baccalaureate or Teacher ­Licensure rates.

Transcript Fee

Official transcripts are available showing all academic work completed to date at Bethel University. Both electronic and paper versions of official transcripts are available for $8. Electronic transcripts are processed instantly. Paper transcripts will be printed and mailed the next business day. Some exceptions apply. Transcripts can only be sent if all outstanding financial obligations are met. Questions regarding transcripts should be addressed to the Office of the Registrar. To order an official transcript, please visit: https://www.bethel.edu/registrar.

Student Health Insurance

Student athletes are required to have health insurance that meets the NCAA requirement minimum of $90,000 and does not exclude intercollegiate sports accidents or injuries. For more information, please visit the Medical Eligibility page found within the Athletics website.

Any questions can be directed to Justin Byers, Director of Athletic Training Services, by emailing jbyers@bethel.edu or calling 651.638.6234.

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