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 9 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.

Transfer student profile

Transfer students in 2019

Transfer student race/ethnicity (excludes international)
6% African-American
0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0% Asian
9% Latinx
0% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
56% White
9% Multiracial
19% Race/ethnicity unknown

Credit 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. 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. Grades and grade point averages do not transfer to Bethany; only course credits. A maximum of 65 semester lower-division credits can be transferred. If you have completed an A.A. Degree, all general education requirements will be considered met, with the exception of some Religious Studies courses.

Specific requirements/acceptance
A.A. accepted
Minimum GPA: 2.0 or higher / grades of C or higher accepted for credit 

Application deadlines

Fall: July 1
Spring: Dec. 1


Scholarships available to transfer students include academic, visual arts, music class/lesson, journalism, speech and debate, theater and esports.

Contact information

Other Student paths

Traditional Undergraduate

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