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Education for Residents of Bethel Township


While the majority of children in the Township attend the Bethel Local School, children residing in Bethel Township may attend one of three public schools systems.

Bethel Local Schools -
Tecumseh Local School -
Miami East Local School -

Higher Education

Educational opportunities abound for Bethel Township residents. Within a 40-mile radius of the community, you can find 25 institutions of higher learning, including law and medical schools. There is a broad range of opportunities for traditional students and lifetime learners, whether the goal is a degree, post-graduate study, highly specialized technical training or continuing education.

Some of the institutions of higher learning within the Dayton community are:

University of Dayton

University of DaytonThe nation’s sixth largest Catholic university and Ohio’s largest private university, the University of Dayton has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, including some 6,600 full-time undergraduates. The university offers more than 70 academic programs in arts and sciences, business administration, education and allied professions, engineering, and law. It has earned U.S. News & World Report’s designation as one of the best Midwest regional colleges and universities.

The University of Dayton’s School of Law offers a strong core academic program in a state-of-the-art facility.

Wright State University

Wright State UniversityNamed for Dayton’s aviation pioneers, Orville and Wilbur Wright, the university is one of the region’s largest educational institutions dedicated to teaching, research and service. It enrolls more than16,000 students and offers programs of study in more than 100 undergraduate and nearly 50 doctoral, graduate and professional areas. The Wright State School of Medicine offers doctoral training resulting in a doctor of medicine degree.

Sinclair Community College

Sinclair Community CollegeWith nearly 24,000 students, Sinclair Community College is one of only 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges in North America. It offers hundreds of courses in programs including allied health technologies, business technologies, engineering and industrial technologies, extended learning and human services, fine and performing arts, and liberal arts and sciences. Sinclair’s university-transfer classes and programs in areas such as art, humanities, and sciences are popular choices. The college is also known for its direct-to-work career programs and customized training classes for business workers.

Edison Community College

Edison Community CollegeEdison is committed to providing learning opportunities to fit the needs of our communities. It offers more than 30 two-year Associate’s degrees designed to transfer to four-year colleges or to launch directly into a professional career. In addition, they design certificates of concentration in key career fields, or Fast Tracks to get you going - fast! If Skills Training is what you’re after, their Business and Industry Center designs non-credit training for area industries.

Edison offers classes at their main campus in Piqua and in Greenville and Tipp City. Courses are available daytime or evenings, on campus or online.

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