At Bethel University, you can pursue your calling and discover your purpose. You’ll find the support you need in a vibrant, Christ-centered — and transfer-friendly — community on campus in the Twin Cities. With more than 100 areas of study, we encourage students like you to achieve their academic goals and grow in their faith. And 22 percent more transfer students graduate from Bethel in four years or less than at other private, nonprofit institutions.

If you want to complete your degree at school that blends top-ranked academics with deep-rooted faith, Bethel is likely the right spot for you to transfer. You’ve worked hard earning credits, and at Bethel, we’d like to help you make those credits count towards your life-changing degree.

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Undergraduate Student profile

2,613 Total undergraduate students
20% Domestic students of color or Native American students
61% Female students
6% Transfer students 
89% Students under 25
9% Non-traditional students

Credit transfer

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Maximum number of credits that can transfer
No limit, however 29 credits of a student’s chosen major need to be completed at Bethel

Number of credits required for degree

Minimum cumulative GPA required

Minimum grade required for a course to transfer

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Block transfer acceptance for two-year college students

► Accepts Associate of Arts degree*
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum*

* Completion of MnTC will satisfy all general education requirements except Christianity and Western Culture; Introduction to Wellbeing; 1 contemporary Christian issues course; 1 Math, Science, and Technology course; 2 Bible courses; and 1 cross cultural experience.

Completion of A.A. will satisfy all general education requirements except Christianity and Western Culture, 1 contemporary Christian issues course, 1 Bible course and 1 cross cultural experience.

Minimum required GPA for block transfer


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