“Having the State Grant lessens the burden for my family. Without the State Grant, I would have to go to school part-time.”
The story at Bethel University
There were 951 State Grant recipients on campus in academic year 2018-19 — that’s 31 percent of all Bethel undergraduates.
- The average State Grant award at Bethel was $5,018.
- In total, $4.8 million in State Grant awards were made to Bethel students.
There were 781 Pell Grant recipients in academic year 2018-19 — that’s 27% of all Bethel undergraduates.
- The average Pell Grant award at Bethel was $4,105.
- In total, more than $3.2 million in Pell Grant awards were made to Bethel students.
"I am a nontraditional student — an adult nursing student who is also a mom to three kids. I am thankful for this grant that allows me to attend the school that works best for me, while also working fewer hours so that I can focus on my nursing studies."
"Because my dad has ALS and is on disability retirement, our family income is cut in half. It was relief to get the State Grant so I don't have to worry about loans as much. My experience at Bethel would be more stressful and I'd have to work more without it."