Bethany Bible College: Narrative Description

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26 Western St.
Sussex, NB, Canada E4E 1E6
Tel: (506)432-4400; 888-432-4422; Admissions: (506)432-4422; Fax: (506)432-4425; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 4-year, specialized, coed, affiliated with Wesleyan Church. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1945. Setting: 55-acre small town campus. Endowment: $94,150. Total enrollment: 271. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 18:1. Full-time: 255 students, 51% women, 49% men. Part-time: 16 students, 50% women, 50% men. Students come from 5 provinces and territories, 21% from out-of province, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 0% Asian Canadian, 0% international, 14% 25 or older, 77% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 74% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, 2 recommendations. Recommended: interview. Required for some: SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20 Canadian dollars. Tuition, fee, and room and board charges are reported in Canadian dollars. Comprehensive fee: $9836 includes full-time tuition ($5536) and college room and board ($4300). College room only: $2000. Part-time tuition: $173 per credit hour.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Most popular organizations: Ministerial Association, Athletic Association, Student Mission Fellowship, Social Committee, Drama Club. Major annual events: Missions Convention, High School Weekend, Spiritual Advancement Week. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: controlled dormitory access. 259 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. On-campus residence required through senior year. Rogers Memorial Library with 27,319 books, 342 microform titles, 124 serials, 347 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $53,538. 23 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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