EIN 41-0747165

Bethany Lutheran College & Seminary (BLC)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
673
Year formed
1927
Most recent tax filings
2020-06-01
Description
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.
Also known as...
Bethany Lutheran College

Program areas at BLC

Instruction: Bethany Lutheran College awards the bachelor of arts & science degrees with majors in more than 29 subject areas and a master of divinity and a master of arts degrees. The 2019-2020 academic year enrollment was 641 full time equivalent (fte) students in the fall semester and 599 fte students enrolled in the spring semester. Of the total number of students enrolled in 2019-2020 academic year, 94 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, 73% of enrolled students lived on-campus and participated in the resident student board plan. 413 students resided in campus housing in the 2019-2020 fall semester and 395 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
2020-062021-04-14990View PDF
2019-062020-08-21990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-08-03990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Bethany Lutheran College & Seminary (BLC)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Marvin M. Schwan Charitable FoundationReligious Land and Buildings$2,872,500
 View purchase optionsFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$48,920
 View purchase optionsGrowth$33,000
...and 16 more grants received
Federal funding details
Federal agencyProgram nameAmount
Department of EducationFEDERAL DIRECT STUDENT LOANS$2,515,304
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...and 5 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for BLC

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$6,252,999
Program services$19,718,739
Investment income and dividends$566,568
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$664,350
Net rental income$48,284
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$54,477
Net income from fundraising events$16,829
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$618,268
Total revenues$27,940,514

Personnel at BLC

NameTitleCompensation
Daniel L MundahlSenior Vice President of Finance and Administration and Treasurer$123,410
Arthur WestphalVice President of Advancement$105,427
Gene PfeiferPresident of the College$158,091
 View purchase optionsDirector of Financial Aid
 View purchase optionsVice Chair$0
...and 9 more key personnel
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$27,940,514
2020
Yearly growth
-3%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$29,964,672
2020
Yearly growth
5.7%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$97,860,298
2020
Yearly growth
4.3%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
673
2020
Yearly growth
2.4%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
700 Luther Dr
Mankato, MN 56001
Metro area
Mankato, MN
County
Blue Earth County, MN
Website URL
blc.edu/ 
Phone
(507) 344-7000
Facebook page
BethanyLutheranCollege 
Twitter profile
@bethanylutheran 
IRS details
EIN
41-0747165
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1927
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B42: Undergraduate College (4-year)
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Parent/child status
Central organization