Tuition & Fees

Affordable access.

Beacon is dedicated to helping students who learn differently succeed – at college and in life.  If that’s you, your student or someone you know, we will do everything we can to facilitate getting you the information you need to make informed financial decisions and determine how best to access everything that Beacon has to offer.

Fast facts:

  • Annual tuition is competitive with other private colleges and universities nationwide
  • Total, inclusive cost of attendance is significantly lower than that of other institutions – public and private – that serve students who learn differently
  • Costs may be offset through
    • Federal medical tax deduction
    • State vocational rehabilitation funding

2017-2018 Tuition Schedule

Due Dates: July 1st for fall and November 16th for spring

2017-2018 Fall Semester Spring Semester Academic Year Estimated Summer
Tuition $18,894 $18,894 $37,788 $3,780*
Standard Room Fee $3,524 $3,524 $7,048 $760
Board Fee $2,021 $2,021 $4,042 $500
Total – Shared Room $24,439 $24,439 $48,878 $5,040

* per 3 credit hour class

Tuition costs may qualify for a medical tax deduction.

The tuition schedule above does not include additional fees (such as Lab, upgraded room, books, supplies, or miscellaneous fees) and may be subject to change.

The standard academic course load per semester for full-time students is 12 to 15 credit hours with a maximum of 15 credit hours or five (5) courses.

Credit hours in excess of 15 will be billed according to the Institution’s rate of $898 per credit hours.

Students carrying eleven (11) credits or less will be billed according to the rate of $1,260 per credit hour, which includes fees for one(1) hour per week of academic mentoring.

Additional fees not included in the tuition schedule

Lab Fees: As applicable (Art, CIS, Sciences, etc.), ranging from $50.00-$250.00
New Student Orientation: $300 (First Semester Only)
Housing Fees (Per Semester): Single Room, small: 1,800
Single Room, large: $2,050
Commons Single Room with private bath: $2,350
Private Apartment: $2,700
Parking: $10
Telephone Service: Telephone service is an additional fee contracted directly with the service provider.
Graduation: $250
Health Insurance: $1,951 – may be waived if proof of alternate insurance is provided
Beacon in Tuscany: Program Orientation and Debrief: $950

Tuition Deposit

A $250 non-refundable deposit is due and will be applied to first semester fees. After the start of the term, room and board fees are non-refundable. Room fees include basic cable TV and high speed Internet (hard wired).

For the deposit, an online credit card payment is accepted via PayPal. To pay online, click on the Buy Now button below. Make your payment and print out your receipt.

Attendance for Summer

The fee for the Summer Term is estimated at $4,255 for one 3 credit hour class. Increases may be incurred after January. Summer fees are due April 1.

The Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan

To help you afford education expenses, Beacon College is pleased to make the services of Tuition Management Systems available to you and your family. Tuition Management Systems’ Interest-Free Monthly Payment Option allows you to spread your education expenses over monthly installments for only a small enrollment fee. There is no interest and no pre-qualification or credit check for this service. With this payment plan you have 24-hour access to account information through Tuition Management Systems’ website, toll-free automated account information, and personal account service Monday through Saturday. Education Payment Partners are available to help you determine the best payment option for your education costs.

This is a popular option with many of our families because it reduces the need to borrow and gives families more control over their savings.

For more information on your specific payment options or to enroll in the Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan, visit Tuition Management Systems’ web site at or call 1-800-722-4867 and speak with an Education Payment Partner.