Bethel Hosts Free College Fair

Bethel College will host more than 35 Christian colleges for the 15th annual South Bend/Mishawaka Christian College Fair on Thursday, October 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Wiekamp Center. High school, junior high and junior college students are encouraged to attend.

Christian college representatives will be available to answer questions and discuss options for those interested in a four-year institution. Financial aid seminars will also be conducted on how to make a Christian college education affordable. The event is sponsored by the North American Coalition of Christian Admissions Professionals and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. The event is free.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.