Campus Maps and Our Local Community

Located in Mishawaka, Indiana, Bethel University is a small liberal arts college with an urban-situated campus close to a wide range of recreational opportunities.

  • The sandy beaches of Lake Michigan are less than an hour away from our campus.
  • The city of Chicago is just 90 miles west.
  • Our campus is located near five other Indiana state and private colleges and universities (including the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University South Bend). It's also down the street from the second-largest shopping district in the state!
  • Bethel is close to nearly 50 parks including Mishawaka’s three-mile Riverwalk development. The Riverwalk was built on a reclaimed former factory site. This park connects to a 16-mile bike path along the St. Joseph River.


Bethel University, a small liberal arts Christian college, is located in Mishawaka, Indiana, which is the next-door-neighbor to South Bend. In both communities, you'll find plenty to do!  For an up-to-date list of activities, restaurants and hotels, please visit the St. Joseph County Visitors Bureau website.

Note: if you're visiting in the fall, we recommend you make your hotel reservations early, due to Notre Dame football season.

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