640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard Daytona Beach, FL 32114 386-481-2600
http://www.bethune.cookman.edu admissions@cookman.edu
About Bethune-Cookman College
  • Year of Foundation 1904
  • Size of Campus 78 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor's, Master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,090
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 30%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $11,792
  • Room and Board $7,206
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Least selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 3,093
Bethune-Cookman University is an institution filled with rich history and beloved traditions, and a strong commitment to academic excellence and community service. From its beginnings as a school for young African-American girls to its status as a University, offering 35 undergraduate programs and a master’s degree in transformative leadership, B-CU has educated generations of lifelong learners and community leaders.Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, B-CU has become a leading institution of higher education. Bethune-Cookman University is an institution filled with rich history and beloved traditions, and a strong commitment to academic excellence and community service. From its beginnings as a school for young African-American girls to its status as a University, with seven academic schools offering 35 undergraduate degree programs and a master’s degree in transformative leadership, B-CU has educated generations of lifelong learners and community leaders.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 5
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming; Career Day; Founder's Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi Honor Society; Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society; Alpha Mu Gamma Honor Society; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society; Eta Sigma Delta (International Hospitality Management Honor Society); Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society; Phi Beta L
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Religious Life Fellowship; PreSeminarian Club; YMCA; YWCA
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; Federation of Bahamian Students; Haitian Club; Jamaican Club; Out-of-State Students Club; Organization of Latin American Students; World Vision International Club; National Association for the A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Daytona Beach (3), Orlando (60)
  • Distance to nearest train Deland (20)
  • Distance to nearest bus Daytona Beach (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 58%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (57%), men's dorms (43%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 100%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 60,300
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,940
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Afro-American collection, historic archives
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 900
  • Number Of Books in Library 187,908
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 46,172
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 700
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Art gallary/studio, founder's home and gravesite (historic landmark),audiologic recording studio, observatory
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 5%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 70%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State Farm Insurance, Walt Disney World, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Aramark Corp, Walgreens, Charles Schawb, Halifax Hospital, Florida Hospital, State School System,Florida State Health & Human Services
  • Employed Students after 2 years 85%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,200
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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