Bethany Lutheran College welcomes applications from students who have already completed college-level coursework, working individually with students to ensure that the transfer process is smooth. We offer personalized programs with 24 majors, 25 minors and nine pre-professional programs. Bethany provides Christian higher education in a challenging academic environment where personal mentoring guides students to pursue knowledge, truth and discernment for productive and fulfilling lives. A program of study grounded in analytical thinking and taught through the discerning lens of a Christian worldview equips students with knowledge, understanding and adaptable skills.
New or unique undergraduate programs
Bachelor of Arts in Health Communications
K-12 Licensure for Physical Education
770 Undergraduate students
16% Students of color or Native American students
54% Female students
16% Transfer students
97% Students under 25
Courses must be comparable to courses offered at Bethany, and/or apply to a general education or academic major requirement to be accepted for transfer. Only courses completed at a regionally accredited institution with a grade of “C” or higher are considered for transfer. Remedial courses are not accepted for transfer. Grades and grade point averages do not transfer to Bethany; only course credits. Learn more about transferring credit to Bethany.
Maximum number of credits that can transfer
Number of credits required for degree
Minimum cumulative GPA required
Minimum grade required for a course to transfer
Block transfer accepted *
Associate of Arts
Minnesota Transfer Curriculum
If you have completed an A.A. degree, all general education requirements will be considered met, with the exception of some Religious Studies courses.
* may have some additional unique course requirements, such as language, philosophy or religion courses. Please contact a transfer counselor at the institution to learn more.
Financial aid & cost
Academic, visual arts, music class/lesson, journalism, speech and debate, theater and esports scholarships. Learn more about transfer scholarships.
Financial aid deadline
April 15 priority application deadline
Learn more about financial aid at Bethany.
Bethany Lutheran College
Office of Admissions
700 Luther Drive