College is one of life’s great beginnings. Begin at Bethel University. We are a private, Christ-centered, 4-year university. Our main campus is located in the welcoming community of McKenzie, Tennessee, where a dedicated group of faculty and staff are ready to help you become you.
Bethel University’s mission is to create opportunities for members of the learning community to develop in a Christian environment to their highest intellectual, spiritual, and social potential. This includes synchronous and asynchronous modes of education.
Bethel University creates a learning community which:
Accepts individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences, and beliefs.
Offers opportunities for individuals to contribute to the University and to other communities in a variety of ways.
Emphasizes human dignity and ethics that are consistent with the Christian tradition.
Encourages inquiry and the examination of values, self, and society.
Prepares individuals for the life-long pursuit of knowledge in a complex and constantly changing world.
Bethel University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees.