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Bethel Seminary of Bethel University

3949 Bethel Drive
St. Paul, MN 55112
p: 651-638-6180
f: 651-638-6002
Denomination: 
Converge Worldwide
Member School Representatives:
President:
James H Barnes
651-638-6230
Dean of Bethel Seminary:
Peter T Vogt
651-638-6659
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Barbara Mutch
Fall 2019 Data:
Enrollment: 
489 (229.5 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
9
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
16.86
Total Faculty FTE: 
25.86
Approved Degrees: 
DMin, MA (Christian Thought), MA (Theological Studies), MA in Children and Family Ministry, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, MA in Ministry, MA in Transformational Leadership, MDiv
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1966
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2020-spring
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2030-spring
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2020-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2021-11 (Planning and Evaluation), 2022-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement), 2023-04 (Faculty)
Accreditation Notes: 
The Board of Commissioners has approved the following exceptions to residency, thereby allowing the school to offer completely online the MDiv, MA in Ministry, and DMin (June 2016) as well as the MA in Marital and Family Therapy (June 2019), and to offer mostly online (three-fourths) the MA in Transformational Leadership (February 2017).