Tuition & Fees

$51,532

$51,532

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
43%
500-599
35%
400-499
5%
700-800
25%
600-699
37%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
30-36
28%
24-29
35%
18-23
27%
12-17
10%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
30-36
24%
24-29
39%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,369
Declined + 1,831
Total Received 4,200
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Private (nonprofit)

1,275

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Anthropology
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics/management
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Codes

SAT 1059
ACT 4564

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Location

School Facts

Beloit College, founded in 1846, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 47-acre campus is located in Beloit, WI, 50 miles south of Madison.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,275
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Beloit, WI

84-acre campus in Beloit (population: 36,773), 15 miles from Janesville, 25 miles from Rockford, IL, 70 miles from Milwaukee, and 90 miles from Chicago. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Chicago. School operates shuttle bus service.

Beloit College
700 College Street
Beloit, WI 53511

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 19% of male students
 
3 sororities 20% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
17%
600-699
43%
500-599
35%
400-499
5%
700-800
25%
600-699
37%
500-599
31%
400-499
7%
30-36
28%
24-29
35%
18-23
27%
12-17
10%
30-36
15%
24-29
37%
18-23
39%
12-17
9%
30-36
24%
24-29
39%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,369
Declined + 1,831
Total Received 4,200

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Bill Mortimer
Director of Enrollment
P: 800 923-5648
F: 608 363-2075
admiss@beloit.edu

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,286

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,050
Room $5,332
Board $4,028
Additional fees $482
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $62,292
Average Financial Aid - $46,286
Total with Avg. Aid $16,006
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 923-5648
F: 608 363-7139
faoffice@beloit.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Deb Drew
Director of Financial Aid
dewd@beloit.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

ballroom dancing, basketball, bowling, crew, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, yoga

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Athletic Directors

Tim Schmiechen (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Dawn Redd (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Midwest Conference
Mascot
Buccaneers
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Applied Chemistry
Art History
Biochemistry
Biological Chemistry
Business Economics
Chemistry
Chinese Language/Culture
Classical Civilization
Classical Philology
Cognitive Science
Comparative English/Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Critical Identity Studies
Dance
Ecology/Evolution/Behavioral Biology
Economics
Education/Adolescents/Schools
Education/Children/Schools
Education/Youth/Society
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Geology
Environmental Studies
French
Geology
German Studies
Health/Society
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Political Economy
International Relations
Japanese Language/Culture
Literary Studies
Mathematical Biology
Mathematics
Media Studies
Modern Languages/Literature
Molecular/Cellular/Integrative Biology
Music
Performance
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Production
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian
Science for Elementary Teaching
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Anthropology
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics/management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,275

total students

16%

in-state

84%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,275
students

Female
55%
698

Male
45%
577

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,228
students

Female
55%
668

Male
45%
560

4%

47
students

Female
64%
30

Male
36%
17

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Student Break-down

17%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

42%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 28
Countries most often represented China
Ghana
India
Japan
South Korea
The Bahamas
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Erin Guth
Director of International and Transfer Admission
608 363-2500
guthe@beloit.edu

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