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Beacon College is a private institution that was founded in 1989. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 186, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 5 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $29,910 (2012-13).
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Beacon College is the nation's premier four-year college with the mission of providing academic degree programs exclusively for students with learning disabilities. The cornerstone of the Beacon College program is the individualized academic mentoring program and the delivery of student support services. We believe it is the responsibility of the Institution to utilize teaching methodologies that facilitate learning and meet the academic needs of a diverse student population. Beacon College's holistic approach assists students in achieving academic excellence and an understanding of their cognitive stengths for success in personal and professional pursuits.
|School type||private, coed college|
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The student-faculty ratio at Beacon College is 11:1, and the school has 100 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Beacon College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Information Science/Studies; and Human Services, General.
|4-year graduation rate||87%|
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Beacon College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 186, with a gender distribution of 65.6 percent male students and 34.4 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
Beacon College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. Beacon College also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Beacon College, 45 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Beacon College.
|Students who have cars on campus||45%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$29,910 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$8,602 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data