Beal College: Narrative Description

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629 Main St.
Bangor, ME 04401-6896
Tel: (207)947-4591; Admissions: (207)947-4591; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1891. Setting: 4-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 345. Full-time: 224 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 121 students, 74% women, 26% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 0.3% Hispanic, 0% black, 0% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 54% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: modular. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $5040 full-time, $420 per term part-time. Mandatory fees: $485 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Sophomore Travel Club, Freshman Travel Club, yearbook staff. Major annual events: Holiday Hop, Spring Fling, Christmas Buffet. College housing not available. Beal College Library with 7,275 books, 100 serials, and a Web page. 85 computers available on campus for general student use.