Beacon College

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School Overview

With just under 200 students, Beacon College is a relatively small privately owned and operated higher education institution located in Leesburg, Florida. Beacon offers specialized programs for individuals with learning disabilities such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and moderate to severe dyslexia. Beacon offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Art degrees in several fields of study including Liberal Studies, Human Services and Computer Information Systems. It is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office

105 East Main Street

Leesburg, FL 34748

(352) 787-7249

Fax: (352) 787-0721



Contact: Mary Bruck

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Academic Programs
Main Address

105 East Main Street

Leesburg, FL 34748

(352) 787-7660

www.beaconcollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 122

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 35

Degree-seeking undergrads: 122

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 58%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 82%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $25,050 $25,850 $27,400 $28,210 +2.96%
Books and Supplies $800 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $7,400 $8,000 $8,150 $8,150 0.00%
Other $3,965 $4,165 $4,665 $4,665 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $37,215 $39,015 $41,215 $42,025 +1.97%
In-state Off Campus $25,850 $26,850 $28,400 $29,210 +2.85%
In-state with Family $25,850 $26,850 $28,400 $29,210 +2.85%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 16 53%
Grant or scholarship aid 16 53% $79,157 $4,947
• Federal grants 1 3% $4,731 $4,731
• Pell grants 1 3% $4,731 $4,731
• Other Federal grants 0 0% $0
Local and state government scholarships or grants 8 27% $22,696 $2,837
Institutional scholarships or grants 8 27% $51,730 $6,466
Student loans 9 30% $31,500 $3,500
• Federal student loans 9 30% $31,500 $3,500
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOC/PHD AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 15 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2 2
Computer and Information Sciences, General 2 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 13 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Public Administration & Services
Human Services A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Beacon College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (352) 787-7660
Website: https://www.beaconcollege.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://app.beaconcollege.edu/login.html?SessionGuid=2f2372c4-a555-420b-b82f-ed02c58975e8
Address: 105 E Main St, Leesburg, FL 34748
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 416
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 72%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 416 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $40,880
Out-of-state Tuition: $40,880
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 60%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $11,837

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Beacon College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Beacon College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 22
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 89

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Beacon College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $40,880
Out-of-state $40,880
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 53 60%
Grant or scholarship aid 45 51% $11,837
Student loan aid 38 43% $9,844

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 54 14% $10,146
Federal student loans 43 11% $10,675

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Beacon College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Beacon College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 286 181 105
Percent admitted 100% 51% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 34% 34% 34%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Beacon College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 416
Undergraduate enrollment 416
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Beacon College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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