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Bethune-Cookman University


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Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
General Information386-481-2000
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Small
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 3,577 (3,545 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17 to 1

Mission Statement

Founded by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune in 1904- Bethune-Cookman University is an historically Black- United Methodist Church-related university offering baccalaureate and master’s degrees. The mission is to serve in the Christian tradition the diverse educational- social- and cultural needs of its students and to develop in them the desire and capacity for continuous intellectual and professional growth- leadership and service to others. The University has deep roots in the history of America and continues to provide services to the broader community through a focus on service learning and civic engagement. Bethune-Cookman University accomplishes its mission by providing quality instruction in an intellectually stimulating environment that nurtures the mind (intellect)- the heart (transformative leadership) and the hand (service learning) according to our founder’s motto and the institution’s seal. Mission Statement URL:
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification
United Methodist
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted Historically Black College or University
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 028
Instructional 028
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0