Tuition & Fees

$39,016

$39,016

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

59%

male

41%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 138
Declined + 123
Total Received 261
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Private (nonprofit)

348

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Information Systems
  2. Business Management
  3. Human Services
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Codes

SAT 3611
ACT 0704

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Location

School Facts

Beacon College, founded in 1989, is a small private, non-profit, liberal arts college. The 19-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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 348
Established in 1989
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Leesburg, FL

19-acre campus in Leesburg (population: 22,419). 50 miles from Orlando. Air and train serve Orlando.

Beacon College
105 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 15% of male students
 
1 sororities 6% of female students
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 138
Declined + 123
Total Received 261

Admissions Factors

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Dale Herold
VP of Admissions & Enrollment Management
P: 855 220-5376
F: 352 787-0796
admissions@beaconcollege.edu

Financial Aid

$18,022

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,016
Room $7,050
Board $4,172
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $51,238
Average Financial Aid - $18,022
Total with Avg. Aid $33,216
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 1

State aid form
September 25

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 352 638-9733
F: 800 360-1974
financialaid@beaconcollege.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joe Gilchrist
Interim Director of Financial Aid
jgilchrist@beaconcollege.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthrozoology
Business Management
Computer Information Systems
Human Services
Humanities
Psychology
Studio Arts
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Computer Information Systems
  2. Business Management
  3. Human Services

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study

348

total students

33%

in-state

67%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

348
students

Female
41%
144

Male
59%
204

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

344
students

Female
41%
140

Male
59%
204

2%

4
students

Female
100%
4

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Botswana
England
Nigeria
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Ms. Dale Herold
Vice President of Admissions & Enrollment Management
352 638-9778
dherold@beaconcollege.edu

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