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Beacon College

Leesburg, FL 4-Year Private

About Beacon College

Beacon College is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Leesburg, FL, less than an hour from Orlando.

Founded in 1989, Beacon College currently enrolls around 426 students a year, including 426 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $98,557. The school spends $9,191 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Beacon College

Acceptance rate: 45%

Average GPA: 3.2

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Beacon College in 2021?

It is moderately difficult to get into Beacon College. Beacon College accepts around 45 percent of applicants each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Beacon College is 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Beacon College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 40 students who started at Beacon College as first-time freshman, 17 graduate within four years.

Around 60 percent of students who started at Beacon College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 82 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $36,661 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $27,000 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Beacon College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Beacon College a good school for YOU?

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College Info

105 East Main Street Leesburg, FL 34748

Campus Setting: Small Town

Beacon College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Beacon College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Beacon College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Beacon College ACT Scores

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Beacon College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$56,716

In State

$56,716

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$42,600
$42,600
Fees
$300
$300
Housing
$12,816
$12,816
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at Beacon College is like? There are approximately 416 students enrolled at Beacon College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 38% percent are from FL and 62% percent of students are from other states.

98%

Full Time

2%

Part Time

38%

In State

62%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

416

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

51%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$42,900

Out-of-State

$42,900

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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