Bethel College is located on the campus of Bethel Church in Hampton, Virginia. Within miles of Virginia Beach to the east and
Colonial Williamsburg to the west, Hampton is a beautiful city with many nearby attractions and
all of the urban amenities that accompany a city of 1.5 million.
Its natural beauty and great location make Hampton Roads a delightful place to
Bethel College Distinctives
Bethel College is a thriving community of learning and discovery. Distinctives
of the college include:
Keeping education affordable.
- Providing the qualifications required to receive ministerial credentials with the Potomac District of the Assemblies of God.
- Attracting first-time college students - the young and old learning side-by-side.
- Equipping individuals for ministry through practical experience tied with quality academic programs.
Philosophy of Education
Bethel College intends for students to leave the school with exemplary moral
character, Christian ethics and intrinsic values that represent excellent
academic preparation. Bethel College and Bethel Church, an
internationally successful local church, are able to provide comprehensive
theological training, as well as the excellent practical tools necessary to
equip students for a maximized ministry and life experience.
Bethel College intends to accomplish our mission through a curricular program,
instruction by qualified professors, and the partnership of a successful local
The school offers the
- Biblical Studies
- Ministerial Leadership and Development
- Worship & Worshipping Arts
All students are required to complete core courses in general education
and religion in order to provide well-rounded training. This structure allows
students to achieve broad academic and practical outcomes that are important in
every aspect of ministry.
Bethel College is a not-for-profit, private college governed by a constitution and bylaws providing the basis for institutional administration and governance. A Board of Control exercises legal and fiduciary responsibility for oversight of institutional integrity, policies, resource development, and ongoing operations. The President of the college provides administrative leadership for the institution. The President has an administrative staff who provides guidance and oversees the day-to-day operations of the college.