As Beacon’s reputation spans the globe, each semester more and more international students apply and enroll at Beacon College. These students like their American classmates are eager to find out more about their unique learning style. They know that Beacon College is the proven expert in transforming the way students learn. Beacon’s expertise is evident when you review Beacon’s student outcomes. Students come to Beacon from across the United States and world hoping they can accomplish what hundreds of Beacon College graduates have already accomplished.
Since Beacon College students all share the common bond of a learning difference, students quickly become part of Beacon’s unique college culture. Their birth place is of significant interest and cultural sharing, however, Beacon College students are united in an uncommon experience that translates to quick and lasting friendships. Beacon College students support each other and celebrate each other’s accomplishments.
Many international students come to Beacon College from countries that do not have robust supports for students with learning differences. Often such students are marginalized and may never have the opportunity to develop their intellectual abilities. While we are beginning to see changes in attitude globally, there are few if any international post-secondary institutions focused on you and your unique educational needs.
As you learn more about Beacon College, it may be helpful to know that our location in central Florida, a short distance from Orlando, is of great benefit to our students seeking internships and work experience with major corporations and employers nearby. Already Disney, Jet Blue, Southwest, Sea World, JP Morgan, etc. are working with Beacon to create unique student/employer work opportunities. We know the transition to work for students with learning differences can be difficult. We want to assure that Beacon College students enter the marketplace confident and with the necessary work-related skills. Our corporate partners share our vision of a promising and satisfying future for Beacon College graduates.
So what type of international applicants do we seek? Beacon College seeks students of average or above average intelligence with a diagnosed learning disability, ADHD or other learning difference. Students must possess strong English speaking skills and be citizens of a country other than the United States and territories of the United States. Undocumented students who reside in the United States should contact the admissions office for further instructions.
Beacon College is now accepting applications for Spring 2016. As the admissions process is competitive, it is recommended that students apply early in Fall 2015. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the spring class of 100 students is full. Students seeking financial assistance should contact the admissions office. Limited Beacon College scholarships are available on a first come first serve basis.