800 Bethany Drive,Scotts Valley, CA 95066 831-438-3800
About Bethany University
  • Year of Foundation N/A
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition
  • Religious Orientation
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor
  • Calendar Type
  • Undergraduate Population
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60%, 40%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $14,300
  • Room and Board $6,320
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 504
Bethany University was a four-year private Christian university located in Scotts Valley, California in Santa Cruz County. It operated from 1919 until closing in 2011 and was endorsed by the Assemblies of God USA, a Pentecostal denomination, and was the denomination's oldest college at the time of its closure.It was formerly called Glad Tidings Bible Institute, Bethany Bible College and Bethany College. It fielded athletic teams, known as the Bruins, and was a member of the NAIA in the California Pacific Conference.Bethany University was the oldest of the several Assemblies of God institutions of higher education. It was founded in 1919 as Glad Tidings Bible Institute at 1280 Webster Street, San Francisco, California to be the training school for an inner-city ministry in San Francisco conducted by Robert and Mary Craig. It moved to Scotts Valley, California in 1950. In 1955 it became Bethany Bible College. It became Bethany University in 2005.
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available