Bethany Lutheran College (BLC)

Mankato, MN

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Bethany Lutheran College

Bethany Lutheran College Student Essentials

Bethany Lutheran College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Other (none of the above)
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Vikings
Nickname: BLC
Website: www.blc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $20,650
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,650
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 607
Year Established: 1911

About BLC

Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota, is a liberal arts school that is rooted in the traditions of the Lutheran church. These traditions include cultivation of the whole person through spiritual, scholastic and creative endeavors.

Bethany Lutheran awards bachelor’s degrees in the humanities, liberal arts and sciences. Some examples of majors are:

  • Art History
  • English
  • Media Arts
  • Music
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Western Philosophy

Bethany Lutheran encourages its students to develop critical thinking skills through small classroom discussions.

As part of its mission, Bethany Lutheran also encourages students to develop creatively through participation in music, theatre and fine art activities.

Spiritual activities are another part of the Bethany Lutheran experience. Included among these are:

  • Chapel
  • Vespers
  • Bible study
  • Community outreach

Bethany Lutheran’s admissions committee evaluates applicants based on:

  • GPA
  • Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts
  • Personal traits

Bethany Lutheran awards grants, loans and work-study money to students who require tuition assistance. All admitted students are also automatically considered for a number of different academic scholarships. Students who don’t receive aid from these sources or who require additional aid may apply for outside scholarships as well.

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BLC Map & Location

Bethany Lutheran College
700 Luther Drive
Mankato, MN 56001


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Getting Around BLC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mankato, MN

Winter
Dec
28
11
Jan
24
5
Feb
30
10
Spring
Mar
42
22
Apr
58
35
May
70
47
Summer
Jun
79
57
Jul
83
62
Aug
81
59
Fall
Sep
73
49
Oct
60
37
Nov
43
24

BLC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 607
Freshman Class 180
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 607

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 88%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 2%
African American 1%
Caucasian 88%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 76%
Part-Time 24%
Women 51%
Men 49%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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