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Visit Bethany

Personal Visits

9:00 a.m.– 2:30 p.m., Mon–Fri. Schedule a personalized tour & chat with a professor, coach, or director.

Open Houses

Hosted on weekends, visitors will enjoy social time, a short presentation, student panel, tour, and lunch.

Virtual Tour

Experience a guided tour of campus with 360° views, anytime!

Bethany is excited to host your group, no matter the size, 2–200! Whether you are looking for just a one-hour tour or an all-day event, we can provide a great experience for you. Please check availability by emailing admissions@blc.edu or calling or texting 507-593-7157 at least one week in advance of your visit.

Learn more and view example visit schedules.

What is the Bethany Experience?

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Accommodations 

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 page to learn more about lodging options.

Need a ride to campus?

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 Olivia Lippert.

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.

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