Bethune-Cookman University is located in Daytona Beach (Volusia County), Florida, an Atlantic coast city with a metropolitan area population of over 500,000. The Atlantic Ocean is less than 2 miles from the campus.
The campus includes administrative and academic buildings, technology centers, student residence halls, student center, infirmary, athletic facilities and a performing arts auditorium. The address to the university is 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, the site of the main administration building. The university is bounded by George W. Engram, Sr., Boulevard, Lincoln Street, International Speedway Boulevard, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. There is easy access to business centers, churches, theaters, museums, recreational facilities, bus and air terminals. Located within 100 miles of the city are areas of interest including St. Augustine, Florida; Orlando, Florida; and the John F. Kennedy Space Center.