Beacon College

Leesburg, FL, USA
4.33 Average Rating

Beacon College is a private institution based in Leesburg, Florida. It is the first accredited college to exclusively award degrees to students with learning disabilities and features a strong Career Development program for continued success post graduation. Popular fields of study include business, human services, and studio arts. Beacon offers a semester abroad program in Tuscany, Italy, as well as 3-week guided summer trips in a number of countries for cultural or historical learning experiences.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
17%
Out-Of-State Students
79%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
348
Total Number of Undergrads
348
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

0
100
52%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
72%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$41,925
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$39,019
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$39,019
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$11,390
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
83%
Average Aid Per Year
$11,391
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
83%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$3,677
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$8,835

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
53%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,079
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$20,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$213
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
59%
41%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

School Colors
Blue/Gold

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Orlando
New York
Atlanta
Washington
Miami
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What Students Are Saying

4.33 Average Rating
I must say Beacon College is focused on learning your learning style for your ability to achieve in the class rooms. The Class sizes are very small 15-8 students per class. Beacon College also goes by a critical thinking method that challenges students ability to think critically outside the box.
Shia from Washington , DC
Beacon College is an exceptional school for those who have a learning or a physical disability . The teachers are really devoted to helping you succeed in every task that it set before you. although it is a small school it has a big impact on student success
Adriyan Scipio
It's a great college for students who have a Learning Disability and who are willing to learn more about them self. The professors are excel on what they teach us and taking there time to make sure we understand.
I do enjoy attending Beacon College.
Tiffani from Virgin Islands-U.U.
Beacon College is a great school for students with Learning- Disabilities.They help students with they education that they need for the world field as well as to understand there disabilities. Beacon College can help me achieve my goals and dreams.
Tiffani from St.Thomas, VI

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