Bethesda Christian University

Overview of Bethesda Christian University

Bethesda Christian is found in Anaheim, CA. Anaheim is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Other Religion identity. Bethesda Christian is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Bethesda Christian is known for its programs in music.

Bethesda Christian Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 345 in 2007-2008 at Bethesda Christian. The school has a large minority student population.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Bethesda Christian University is a Christ-centered community of higher education preparing Korean/English speaking men and women with professional competence, academic excellence, and spiritual integrity to be servant leaders in the Church, community, and global society."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Bethesda Christian

Bethesda Christian University
730 N. Euclid St
Anaheim , CA 92801
General Phone: (714) 517-1945

Bethesda Christian Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching22early childhood education
Religion and Philosophy17bible studies, missionary studies, religious education, ministry, pastoral counseling
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology
Design1design and visual communication
Liberal Arts0language translation
Fine Arts0metal and jewelry

Number of programs and degrees for Bethesda Christian in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree439
Award of less than 1 academic year111
Master's degree63
First-professional degree61

Bethesda Christian Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bethesda Christian had a total enrollment of 345 students (248 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 65%
Graduate 21%
First Professional 14%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 0%
Black 0%
Asian 21%
(Foreign Students) 78%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 15%
22-24 24%
25-29 20%
30-34 14%
35-39 12%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%

Bethesda Christian Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 90 %
Part-Time 82 %

Bethesda Christian Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Anaheim, California for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other California Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bethesda Christian Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Bethesda Christian Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,335
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,335
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Bethesda Christian participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3266300)

Bethesda Christian Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track42

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$36,1502*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$36,1502*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bethesda Christian Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Design and Visual Communications, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Fine Arts
Metal and Jewelry Arts

Liberal Arts
Language Interpretation and Translation

Music, General

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry (BD, MDiv)
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Religious Education

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Bethesda Christian Highlights

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What Sets Bethesda Christian Apart:

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