Tuition, Fees, & Housing Costs

A Breakdown of Costs

A college education is an investment in your future. Like most investments, it does take a while to realize the benefits. Your degree from Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana, is an investment well worth the time and financial commitment. 

Average Cost* for a typical Undergraduate Residential Bethel Student 


Direct Costs are the direct charges for Tuition & Fee, Room & Meal plan if living on campus.  

Discount Rate is the average discount a student receives from sources such as institutional aid (scholarships, grants, need-based and merit-based aid), state and federal grants.

Out of Pocket Cost is the amount of money the student and family have to decide how to cover through the use of federal student loans, Plus loans, outside scholarships, the Federal Work-Study program, employment, etc. There is a convenient payment plan option available to help cover Out of Pocket Costs. For more information about the payment plan option please visit Student Accounts page.

*2020-2021 academic year


Find Direct Costs in our latest Academic Catalog

Financial Aid Information for Undergraduate Students

A quick overview of all the information available in our financial aid section can assist you in navigating your way to an easier experience in getting set up to pay for your education.

Awards and Scholarships

Bethel Awards are available for all traditional students who are undergraduates. Available are scholarships, awards and grants which can vary in amount from $4,000 to $16,000 per academic year for new students!

There are awards for art, music, theatre, athletics, leadership, international students, ROTC, and even our Field Scholar program.

There are other grants available through state and federal governments, as well. We have a page of links to helpful grant search tools.

Scholarship and Awards page outlines all of the opportunities. You will also find links to tools like the Net Price Calculator and links to sample financial aid packages.

Students living near campus in Mishawaka, South Bend, Elkhart or any other nearby community are always encouraged and welcome to make an appointment with our financial aid office to discuss your unique needs and situation. If you have questions right now, our helpful Frequently Asked Questions can provide immediate answers to common questions about scholarships, tuition and fees.

Finally, if you need Loan Information check here for information that will help you make an informed decision on how a loan can help you realize your dream of a college education.


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