Campus Visits

The best way to learn about Bethany is to plan a visit to the campus. See our beautiful campus in person, talk with our faculty face-to-face, and experience our close community.

Personal Visits

Schedule a weekday campus visit that's specific to your needs!
Visits can begin anytime Monday-Friday 9 am- 2:30 pm.

Campus visits are student specific, but a schedule generally looks something like this:

  9:45 am - Arrive on Campus
10:00 am - Chapel
10:30 am - Tour of Campus
11:30 am - Meeting with Faculty/Coach/Director...
12:00 pm - Financial Aid and Admissions meetings
12:30 pm - Optional Lunch

 Arrange your visit.

Open Houses

 Come visit our campus during an Open House to see the many opportunities available at Bethany! View all open house dates.

Getaway Weekend

 Bethany invites juniors and seniors to join us for an exciting weekend in October or February. Stay in Residence Halls, sit in on classes, talk with directors, professors, admissions and current students! Read more.

Major Exploration

Live like a college student! This unique event will help you get a feel for college life. View dates.

Need a Ride?

Land to Air EXPRESS, a shuttle from Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester and the MSP airport is available to visitors going to and from Mankato. Visitors using this shuttle service from the airport may get reimbursed for the cost of their trip through the Admissions Office if contacted in advance. For more information please contact Dan Tomhave.  

Uber and Lyft make in town travel easy; but if you prefer a taxi service, call Kato Cab at 507-388-7433. Mankato also has an extensive public bus system. 

Accommodations in Mankato

There are numerous hotel options available. Six local hotels have partnered with Bethany Lutheran College as corporate sponsors and offer special rates for Bethany guests. Ask about these rates when you set your reservation. Please visit our accommodations in Mankato webpage to learn more about lodging options. 

Local Attractions

River Hills Mall

Verizon Center

Minneopa State Park

Mount Kato
Kato Escape Room