Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
Bethune-Cookman University (locally referred to as Bethune Cookman College, BCC or BCU) is a non-profit, private higher education institution located in Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman University is an affiliate of the United Methodist Church. It was founded in 1904 as the Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School by Mary McLeod Bethune. In 1923 it merged with the Cookman Institute of Jacksonville, Florida, and 1924 brought its affiliation with the Methodist Church. It became a four-year college in 1941 and its name was changed to Bethune-Cookman University.

Programs offered at BCU include bachelor's and master's degrees in over 19 subject areas and 35 academic disciplines. Its schools are Business, Education, Engineering and Mathematics , Social Sciences, Nursing, Graduate and Professional Studies, and Arts and Humanities.

The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

This institution offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. The school allows high school AP classes to be used as credit.


General Information

Main Phone: (386) 481 -2000 Website: www.cookman.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 225
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 3,539
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 59
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 67%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 25


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 370 450
SAT Math 360 450
ACT Composite 16 19
ACT English 16 19
ACT Math 16 19

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,707
Accepted 3,152
Acceptance Rate 67%
Enrolled 896

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 94% Full-time 6% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 93% Full-time 7% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

1% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
91% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 0% Asian/Oriental
1% Polynesian/Pacific Island 4% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 93% $ 7,222
Local Grant 78% $4,793
Institutional Grant 51% $ 5,626
Student Loans 95% $ 6,587

Majors & Degrees


Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 3 - -
Mass Media Studies - - 46 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 1 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 3 - -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Elementary Education and Teaching - - 6 - -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities - - 6 - -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - 45 - -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Business Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Biology Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 4 - -
English Teacher Education - - 0 - -
Music Teacher Education - - 7 - -

Engineering

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Engineering - - 4 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 5 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 17 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Gerontology - - 12 - -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy and Religious Studies - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 17 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 50 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 3 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Corrections and Criminal Justice - - 80 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 17 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 18 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 7 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Clinical Medical Laboratory Science Research and Allied Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist - - 1 - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 8 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 67 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 8 - -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Organizational Behavior Studies - - - 12 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hotel Motel Administration Management - - 24 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 21 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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