Bethune-Cookman University

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Bethune-Cookman University is one of the 66 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Florida. Its campus is small in size and located in Daytona Beach. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Every year 37% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Bethune-Cookman's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $13,440, and fees were $970. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,440 and $970 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 64.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
12/01/1996 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$560/credit
In State Students$560/credit
Out of State Students$560/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$750/credit
In State Students$750/credit
Out of State Students$750/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $25,200 $25,200 $25,200
ADN 70 $39,200 $39,200 $39,200
BSN 125 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
FNP 50 $37,500 $37,500 $37,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Bethune-Cookman University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 81% $4,964
Other Federal Grant 77% $243
State Grant & Scholarships 69% $3,844
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 33% $8,768
Federal Student Loans 89% $6,833
Private Loans 2% $9,621


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,944
$30,001 to $48,000$17,228
$48,001 to $75,000$20,340
$75,001 to $110,000$20,921
Over $110,000$21,185

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.

Bethune-Cookman University
640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

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