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:www.beaconcollege.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSempOnd25wpAP4Y1Sm5595ytN2SmBg2OhIZ0dMopKDy5MXmuw/viewform
Address:105 E Main St, Leesburg, FL 34748
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:314
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):83%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:314 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$36,172
Out-of-state Tuition:$36,172
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$11,121

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Beacon College Programs

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total77

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$36,172
Out-of-state$36,172
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid5388%
Grant or scholarship aid5287%$11,121
Student loan aid3152%$5,835

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid21077%$9,773
Federal student loans11743%$6,754

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants236125111
Percent admitted100%48%49%
Percent admitted who enrolled28%28%28%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment314
Undergraduate enrollment314
Graduate enrollment0

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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