Beacon College

Leesburg, FL

Beacon College

Leesburg, FL

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Tuition & Fees

$42,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

63%

male

37%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 145
Declined 141
Total Received 286
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Private

416

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Beacon College, founded in 1989, is a small private, not-for-profit liberal arts college. The 20-acre city campus is located in Leesburg, Florida. It is a two- and four-year college with the mission of providing academic degree programs for students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other learning differences.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 416
Established in 1989
Coeducational Coeducational

20-acre campus in Leesburg (population: 22,689). 50 miles from Orlando. Air and train serve Orlando.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Orlando
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Orlando International

Beacon College
105 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL
34748

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Card Game Club
  • Equestrian Club
  • Wrestling Club
  • Beacon's Got Talent

Top Events

  • Faculty/Staff v Student Kickball Game
  • Club Fair
  • Dinner with the Dean
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.18

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 145
Declined 141
Total Received 286

Admissions Factors

Very Important

interview
recommendation(s)

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities

Considered

extracurricular activities
academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, non-tackle football

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Psychology, General
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

416

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

416
students

Female
37%
154

Male
63%
262

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

408
students

Female
38%
151

Male
62%
257

2%

8
students

Female
38%
3

Male
62%
5

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

25

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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