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Bethany Lutheran College & Seminary (BLC)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

BLC is a college based in Mankato, MN that was founded in 1927. As of 2019 they had $28 million in revenue and $93 million in assets.

Bethany Lutheran College, owned and operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, is a private, residential, liberal arts college committed to the teachings of the Bible as set forth in the Lutheran Confessions.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Bethany Lutheran College.

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Program areas at BLC

Instruction: Bethany Lutheran College awards the bachelor of arts degrees with majors in more than 20 subject areas and a master of divinity and a master of arts degrees. The 2018-2019 academic year enrollment was 579 full time equivalent (fte) students in the fall semester and 512 fte students enrolled in the spring semester. Of the total number of students enrolled in 2018-2019 academic year, 128 met the requirements of graduation.

Auxiliary enterprises at Bethany Lutheran College provides four residence halls on campus, one dining venue, and a spirit store for students, faculty and staff. Of the total student body, 72% of enrolled students lived on-campus and participated in the resident student board plan. 415 students resided in campus housing in the 2018-2019 fall semester and 372 in the spring semester.

Student services & academic support: Bethany boasts a long-standing commitment to educating the whole person by nourishing the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical dimensions of students' lives. The College offers a curriculum that challenges students to think critically and express themselves effectively, a campus life that encourages involvement and service (over 25 student organizations), a community of faith that nurtures spiritual growth and develops moral responsibility, and co-curricular activities that inspire students to test their own limits and express their individuality.

Form 990s for BLC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 21, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 8, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for BLC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,774,511
Program services$19,772,875
Investment income and dividends$662,212
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$545,287
Net rental income$41,113
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,346,214
Net income from fundraising events$32,755
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$633,889
Total revenues$28,808,856

Vendors for BLC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLPTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-08-21
█████████Content management system software2020-06-27
███████ ███████ ████████Food Service$1,041,2312019-06-01
█████████ ████████ ████████Security Services$150,9812019-06-01
███████████Mail Processing$104,9272019-06-01
████ ███████ ███████Transportation Services$134,6862019-06-01
██████ ███Software2018-08-11

Personnel at BLC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Daniel L MundahlVice President of Finance and Administration and Treasurer$128,135June 30, 2018
Arthur WestphalVice President of Advancement$100,819June 30, 2018
████ ███████President of the College$143,578July 23, 2020
████ ██████Director of Financial Aid-Dec. 28, 2019
███ ██ █████President$157,712July 23, 2020
████ ███████ ██████████Chair$0July 23, 2020
████ ████ ███████Vice Chair$0July 23, 2020
██████ █████████Seminary President$92,886June 30, 2018
███████ ████████Controller and Asst Treasurer$71,259June 30, 2018
██████ ██████Secretary - Board$0June 30, 2018
...and five more key personnel

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