KBCU-FM 88.1 is a 24-hour non-commercial, not-for-profit radio station that broadcasts from the campus of Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas. KBCU:
* offers jazz programming through the night and morning.
* broadcasts Bethel College athletic events.
* reaches all of Newton and much of Harvey County.
* is operated and staffed by more than three dozen Bethel students and two faculty advisors.
* allows Bethel College students the opportunity to receive academic credit for their radio participation.
* was the first mass-media broadcast experience for many Bethel alumni who have gone on to successful careers in the mass media and broadcasting industries.
* has excellent facilities for broadcast and production that give students a real-world experience in broadcast media.
* has a wide range of student programming, including rock, hip-hop, alternative, Latin, contemporary Christian and sports talk shows.
* is part of a long-standing Bethel tradition in radio that has its roots in the 1930s.