Leesburg, FL 352-638-9731
http://www.beaconcollege.edu admissions@beaconcollege.edu
About Beacon College
  • Year of Foundation 1989
  • Size of Campus N/A
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 99
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 38%, 63%, 80%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $27,000
  • Room and Board $8,150
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition N/A
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 128
The mission of Beacon College is to offer academic degree programs to students with learning disabilities. The concept for Beacon was put forth by a group of parents concerned about higher education opportunities for students with learning disabilities. Responding to this concern, the initial trustees founded Beacon College. The College embraces the student with learning disabilities by providing educational opportunities that acknowledge individual learning differences. Accreditation Beacon College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor and Associate of Arts degrees. The Beacon College campus is located in historic downtown Leesburg. Main Street is lined with classic historical buildings, a new public library, quaint restaurants, gift shops, antique stores and a variety of local businesses.The faculty, students, and staff of Beacon College explored many possibilities for the QEP. With input from the whole campus community, Beacon College selected critical thinking skill development as the focus our QEP.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Psi Tau Omega
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Leesburg, Florida (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Orlando, Florida (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Orlando, Florida (50)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students apartment for single students (94%), special housing for disabled students (1%), other housing options (5%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 100%
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 592
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Number Of Subscriptions 98
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities Learning Disability Collection
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 10
  • Number Of Microforms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Number Of Books in Library 19,725
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Number of e-books 38,350
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 64%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs National Center for the Deaf,Lifestream Behavioral Center, United Airlines, Florida State Attorney's Office, Talbots, Hilton Hotels, Virgina Commonwealth University: MCV Hospitals and Physicians, Walt Desney Company, Creative Family Solutions, Orange Coun
  • Employed Students after 2 years 83%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year 79%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village