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.
Undergraduate student profile
781 Total undergraduate enrollment
20% Domestic students of color or Native American students
55% Students who are female
16% Students who are transfers
97% Students who are 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 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
View community or technical college transfer pathways for Bethany.
Block transfer acceptance for two-year college students
► Accepts Associate of Arts degree*
► Accepts 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.
Minimum required GPA for block transfer
Fall term: July 1
Spring term: Dec. 1
Where electronic transcripts must be sent
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