Quick Facts 2012-13
Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is a four-year, private and fully accredited institution of higher education. Bethune-Cookman is one of the largest of the 39 member UNCF colleges located in the Atlantic coast city of Daytona Beach, Florida, with a population of more than 61,000 (2010 U.S. Census Bureau).
- Approximately 50 miles from Orlando, Florida.
- Approximately 85 miles from Jacksonville, Florida.
- Conveniently located near Daytona Beach International Airport
- Easily accessible from Interstates 4 and 95.
- Blocks from US-1 and the beautiful Coastal Beaches.
First-time, Degree-Seeking Freshman Class:
The Fall 2013 first-time, freshman class included 1194 students. The total number of undergraduate, professional, and graduate students enrolled is 3,787 for the fall of 2013.
- 69% - Florida Residents
- 28% - Out of State & US Territories
- 3% - International students
- 78% - Minority students
- 59% - female
- 41% - male
198 full-time teaching faculty. Student/faculty ratio 17:1.
$41.8 million (June 2012)
Room & Board (semester)
Total Cost (year)
There are 16 residential houses; seven (7) female houses, Three (3) male houses, two (2) scholarship houses (1 male and 1 female), and Three (3) Leadership house (2 male and 1 female), and one (1) Honors residential hall. The residential houses have the capacity to hold 1,967 students.
During 2012-13, the university conferred 454 Bachelor degrees and 24 Graduate degrees.
Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education 6-12, Biology, Biology Education 6-12, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Criminal Justice, Educational Studies, Elementary Education K-6/ESOL, English, English Education 6-12/ESOL, Exceptional Student Education K-12/ESOL, Gerontology, History, Hospitality Management, International Business, International Studies, Mass Communications, Mathematics, Music, Music Education K-12, Nursing, Physical Education K-12, Physical Education/Recreation, Physics, , Political Science, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, Social Science Education 6-12, Sociology, Speech Communication & Theatre Arts, Integrated Environmental Science and Transformative Leadership (Graduate Program).