Bethany Global University is an accredited university that specializes in doing missions while you earn your degree. Since 1948, Bethany Global University has trained 3,000+ Christian missionaries to take the church to where it is not. Our hands-on approach to education will help you become an effective missionary wherever God leads you.
There are many great Christian Universities in the United States, but Bethany Global University (BGU) is the only accredited college dedicated solely to training missionaries. This sets us apart in 5 major ways:
At all universities, the cost of education is determined by:
The #1 reason missionaries come home from the field is a lack of finances. We are dedicated to helping students graduate with no debt so they can make a bigger difference on the mission field.
To do that, we have created the Tuition-Paid model. Your TUITION IS PAID through the following grants and scholarships:
All qualified students who choose to receive the tuition-paid benefit are required to apply annually for Federal Student Aid by completing the FAFSA online. Federal Pell Grants are applied to tuition costs.
All students take part in a Practical Training assignment in a department on campus. Students who successfully meet the requirements of Practical Training receive a $6,675 scholarship. This scholarship covers more than half of the student’s annual tuition costs.
After the Practical Training Tuition Scholarship and Pell Grant are applied to tuition costs, the remaining cost of tuition is fully covered by the BGU, so all you pay for is room, board, and fees.
IS BGU Free?
No. Tuition-paid does not mean BGU is free. It only means that you will not pay for tuition. You still pay for room, board, and fees. The cost breakdown is:
Room & Board: $8,760
Standard Fees: $1950
Total Cost After Tuition Paid: $10,620