Beloit College

Beloit, WI

Beloit College

Beloit, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$53,348

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
29%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
31%
500-599
31%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
42%
18-23
18%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,269
Declined 1,388
Total Received 3,657
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Private

1,143

undergraduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,143
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Chicago, Milwaukee
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International, Milwaukee, Madison

Beloit College
700 College Street
Beloit, WI
53511

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • BSFFA - Beloit Science Fiction and Fantasy Association
  • Ceramics Club
  • Anthropology Club
  • Yoga Club
  • Outdoor Environmental Club

Top Events

  • Folk 'n' Blues Festival
  • Chelonia Dance Performance
  • Spring Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
66%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
41%
500-599
29%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
26%
600-699
31%
500-599
31%
400-499
8%
300-399
1%
30-36
35%
24-29
42%
18-23
18%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,269
Declined 1,388
Total Received 3,657

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,669

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,858
Room & board $9,688
Additional fees $490
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,352
Total $65,388
Average Financial Aid - $5,669
Total with Avg. Aid $59,719
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Field hockey, Golf, Racquetball, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forestry, General
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Japanese Language and Literature
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Museology/Museum Studies
Music Teacher Education
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad

1,143

total students

18%

in-state

82%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,143
students

Female
55%
623

Male
45%
520

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

1,082
students

Female
54%
582

Male
46%
500

6%

61
students

Female
68%
41

Male
32%
20

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

18%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

15

Transfer students enrolled

1%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
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 no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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