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SEO Report for blc.edu

December 9, 2019 9:33 PM
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SEO SCORE

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79

9 criteria passed
2 criteria to solve

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OVERVIEW

• Category
Education  >  7-12 Education
• Online since
September 21, 1994 (explore Wayback Machine)
• Age
25 years, 6 months, 11 days
• Alexa Rank
• Owner
Bethany Lutheran College (See more)

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SSL Certificate
Great, this website is SSL secured (HTTPS).
The certificate issued by Sectigo Limited is valid from May 21, 2019 to May 21, 2021.
Title Tag
Bethany. Values. Me. – Bethany Lutheran College
Length: 49 (recommended: 10 to 70)
Meta Description
"Bethany Lutheran College is a private residential liberal arts college in Mankato, Minnesota. Founded in 1927, BLC is a Christian coeducational college operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.
Length: 201 (recommended: 50 to 160)
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Bethany. Values. Me. – Bethany Lutheran College

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"Bethany Lutheran College is a private residential liberal arts college in Mankato, Minnesota. Founded in 1927, BLC is a Christian coeducational college operate...

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Bethany. Values. Me. – Bethany Lutheran College

"Bethany Lutheran College is a private residential liberal arts college in Mankato, Minnesota. Founded in 1927, BLC is a Chri...

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URL Resolve

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SEMANTIC ANALYSIS

The results of our semantic analysis are shown below using the website's language.

They are the main concepts covered by blc.edu.

Each concept has a confidence score. The higher it is, the more important the topic is relative to the page.

Topics
Bethany Lutheran College Confidence: 94% Arrow up

Bethany Lutheran College (BLC) is a private residential liberal arts college in Mankato, Minnesota, United States.

Founded in 1927, BLC is a Christian coeducational college operated by the Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

The campus overlooks the Minnesota River valley in a community of 53,000.

Mankato, Minnesota Confidence: 86% Arrow up

Mankato is a city in Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur counties in the State of Minnesota.

The population was 41,044 according to 2015 US census estimates, making it the fifth largest city in Minnesota outside of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area.

The county seat of Blue Earth County, it is located along a large bend of the Minnesota River at its confluence with the Blue Earth River.

Mankato is across the Minnesota River from North Mankato.

Mankato and North Mankato have a combined population of over 53,000, according to the 2010 census.

It completely encompasses the town of Skyline.

North of Mankato Regional Airport, a tiny non-contiguous part of the city is located within Le Sueur County.

Most of the city of Mankato is located within Blue Earth County.

Liberal arts college Confidence: 83% Arrow up

A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.

A liberal arts college aims to impart a broad general knowledge and develop general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a professional, vocational, or technical curriculum.

Students in a liberal arts college generally major in a particular discipline while receiving exposure to a wide range of academic subjects, including sciences as well as the traditional humanities subjects taught as liberal arts.

Although it draws on European antecedents, the liberal arts college is strongly associated with American higher education, and most liberal arts colleges around the world draw explicitly on the American model.

Mixed-sex education Confidence: 78% Arrow up

Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.

Whereas single-sex education was more common up to the 19th century, mixed-sex has since become standard in many cultures, particularly in Western countries.

Single-sex education, however, remains prevalent in many Muslim countries.

The relative merits of both systems have been the subject of debate.

Evangelical Lutheran Synod Confidence: 73% Arrow up

The Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) is a US-based Protestant Christian denomination based in Mankato, Minnesota.

It describes itself as a conservative, Confessional Lutheran body.

The ELS is in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) and is a member of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC).

WEBSITE SPEED

blc.edu website speed is fast. Page speed is important for visitors and search engines.

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Page Loading Time

1.4s

This domain loads at the median speed of 1.4 seconds.

Speed Percentile

52%

blc.edu is faster than approximately 52 percent of the web. Your website page speed needs to be as fast as you can make it, without compromising the customer experience.

A good goal to achieve is a loading time of 2 seconds on desktop and mobile devices.

TRAFFIC

This website is ranked #1.215.506 by Alexa.

This rank is traffic based. The lower the rank is, the better the domain is ranked.

Alexa data for blc.edu

LAYOUT

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Mobile Rendering

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Main colors used

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  • 54% #ffffff
  • 15% #f0f0f0
  • 11% #c0c0d0
  • 3% #d0d0d0
  • 3% #b0b0c0
  • 2% #c01030
  • 2% #c09080
  • 1% #f0d0e0
  • 1% #d0a090
  • 1% #fff0f0
  • 1% #c04060
  • 1% #b08070

Text/code ratio

blc.edu's text/code ratio is 1.98%. It's a bit low. Consider raising it by adding more text content of value for your visitors, or keeping your code clean.
Text / Code Ratio 1.98%

A good text to HTML ratio is anywhere from 25 to 70%.

This percentage refers to the visible text ratio, as opposed to HTML elements, image tags and other non-visible information.

Main HTML tags

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  • <H1> 0
  • <H2> 7
  • <H3> 2
  • <H4> 0
  • <H5> 0
  • <H6> 5

However, you have not defined a top level heading, or <H1>. It is used to define the most important heading.

We recommend using one top level heading to set up a semantic relationship between that heading and the remainder of the content on a page. It clearly describes to the readers and the search engines what it is about.

<H2>
2nd level heading
Discover bethany
Real stories from real graduates
Blc by the numbers
A top-ranked national liberal arts college
Resources
<H3>
3rd level heading
News see all >
Events see all >
<H6>
6th level heading
High school musicians gather on the blc campus
Bethany campus chosen as site for monument
Gruenig’s visit prompts discussion about conservation roles
Ribbon cutting planned for new athletic field
Bethany ıs top-ranked in u.s. news social mobility category
Alt attributes Arrow up

We found 39 images on this website.
5 ALT attributes are missing on your image tags.

Alternative text allows you to add a description to an image.

Google rely on alternative text attributes to determine relevance to a search query. Alternative text also makes an image more likely to appear in a Google image search.

It looks like you're missing alternative text for 5 images on blc.edu. Check your website to make sure it's specified for each image on the page.

SOCIAL

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  • Facebook iconFacebook
  • Total Engagement 2.963
  • Likes 58
  • Shares 2.903
  • Comments 2
  • Pinterest iconPinterest 0
  • Linkedin iconLinkedin 0
  • Stumbleupon iconStumbleupon 0

DOMAIN

Registration Date 09/21/1994 25 years, 6 months, 11 days ago
Last Modified 09/26/2019 6 months, 7 days ago
Expiration Date 07/31/2020 4 months, 1 day from now

SERVER

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  • Service Provider (ISP)
  • Bethany Lutheran College
  • IP Address
  • 198.160.171.4
  • Country
  • Flag for United StatesUnited States
  • Region
  • Minnesota , Mankato
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • 44.1552 : -93.9961

OWNER

The owner's whois contact information is public.
Organization
Bethany Lutheran College
Address
700 Luther Drive
City
Mankato
Zip
56001
State
MN
Country
USA
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