Beacon College

105 E Main St, Leesburg, FL 34748
Tel: (352)787-7660
Private not-for-profit | 186 students
Beacon College was incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) institution for higher learning on May 24, 1989. The concept for theCollege was put forth by a group of parents concerned about higher education opportunities for students with learningdisabilities. Responding to this concern, the initial trustees founded Beacon College. The College embraces the student withlearning disabilities by providing educational opportunities that acknowledge individual learning differences.

School Overview:

Beacon College
CountyLake County, FL
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
14 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment186 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
184 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
2 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
-2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
3%6%
% White
94%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,910$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$29,910$24,744
 
Percent Admitted36%64%

School Notes:

  • Beacon College offers associate and baccalaureate degrees exclusively for students with learningdisabilities. Our nationally recognized teaching techniques will provide you every opportunity to achieve your potential andacquire an academic degree.
  • Beacon College is located in Leesburg, about 50 miles northwest from the vacation capital of America,Orlando, Florida! The city of Leesburg offers a small and friendly town atmosphere and boasts many parks with amazing floraand fauna, including the 80-acre Venetian Gardens on beautiful Lake Harris. Beacon students enjoy apartment style livingaccommodations, ample student parking, and are within walking distance of downtown shops, banking, and restaurants. A varietyof shopping plazas, a shopping mall, and a 12-cinema movie theatre are located within a short drive from campus.
  • Beacon College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges andSchools to award Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Human Services and Liberal Studies.
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