Beacon College

Leesburg, FL

Beacon College

Leesburg, FL

Tuition & Fees

$42,900

$42,900

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

63%

male

37%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 145
Declined + 141
Total Received 286
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Private (nonprofit)

416

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, 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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 416
Established in 1989
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Leesburg, FL

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

Beacon College
105 East Main Street
Leesburg, FL 34748

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

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

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 145
Declined + 141
Total Received 286

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Recommendations

Important

Character/ personal qualities

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 1

State aid form
September 3

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 352 638-9730
F: 800 360-1974
financialaid@beaconcollege.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Dale Herold
Vice President of Admissions & Enrollment Management
dherold@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

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships

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 Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

21%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

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
India
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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