Beacon at a Glance

  • Founded by a group of parents, Beacon College is celebrating 25 years of academic excellence.
  • The first institution of higher education regionally accredited to award BA and AA degrees exclusively for students with learning disabilities and/or ADHD.
  • Bachelor’s (BA) and associate’s (AA) degrees in Business Management, Computer Information Systems, Human ServicesInterdisciplinary StudiesPsychology,  and Studio Arts. The Computer Information Systems majors offer a choice of 2 tracks: Information Systems or Web & Digital Media. The Business Management major offers a Hospitality track. Learn more about our academic majors.
  • Fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Located in historic downtown Leesburg, Florida, approximately 50 miles northwest of Orlando. More information about visiting Beacon.
  • Educational Support Services include the Center for Student Success, the Writing Center, the Math Lab, supplemental instruction, and special accommodations. Learn about our Educational Support Services.
  • There is a wide range of active student clubs and organizations, with students empowered to create new ones based on their interests.
  • Summer Travel Abroad and Cultural Studies Program; plans are underway in summer 2015 for Central Europe! View more on our summer travel program.
  • Average class size: 12-15 students.
  • Total enrollment: 187 students from 35 states and 10 foreign countries.
  • One hundred (100) percent of full-time faculty hold master’s or doctorate degrees; 69 percent of faculty hold terminal degrees.
  • Four year average graduation rate of 76 percent; student retention rate is 83 percent.
  • SAT/ACT scores not required for admission, but they are beneficial.

Beacon College
College for students with learning disabilities and ADHD
105 East Main Street, Leesburg, Florida 34748
Phone: Toll-Free 855-220-5374 Fax: 352-787-0721
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