Beacon College and Graduate School: Narrative Description

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6003 Veterans Parkway
Columbus, GA 31909
Tel: (706)323-5364; Admissions: (706)323-5364; Fax: (706)323-3236; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent religious, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1993. Setting: 12-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 141. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 5:1. 49 applied, 88% were admitted. Students come from 4 states and territories, 2 other countries, 27% from out-of-state, 5% Hispanic, 43% black, 2% international, 55% 25 or older. Retention: 95% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, early admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 3 recommendations, interview. Recommended: SAT I or ACT. Required for some: ACT COMPASS. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $3150 full-time, $150 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $170 full-time, $85 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, practical ministry. Major annual events: Harvest Festival, Missions Convention, Founders' Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. Beacon College Library plus 1 other with 25,000 books, 67 serials, and a Web page. 30 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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