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Congratulations on deciding to apply to Beacon College! We are here to make the application process as easy for you as possible. Please contact the Office of Admissions at any point in your application process if you have any questions or would like assistance. We can be reached by phone at (352) 638-9731 or via email at admissions@beaconcollege.edu.

Three Ways to Apply

Apply Online

Our own application is available for you to start or complete online.

Apply with CommonApp

The CommonApp is an online tool that you can complete to apply to multiple schools.

Download the Application

Download our Application Form, complete and submit them via mail or email.

Homeschooled Students

Learn more about the requirements and criteria for applying to Beacon College as a homeschooled student. Learn More

Transfer Students

More than 20% of our student population are transfer students! Learn why students with college experience often find their home at Beacon. Learn More

International Students

Beacon College welcomes international students and appreciates the diversity they bring to campus. Learn more about applying as an international student. Learn More

Application Deadlines

Beacon College offers rolling admissions for both the fall and spring semesters, so you can apply any time of the year. However, space in each semester is limited, and we recommend you apply early to secure housing and course registration for your chosen entry term.

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Admission Guidelines

In order to complete your admissions file, we’ll need the following documents. Our online application and CommonApp allow you to upload documents directly; related documents are also accepted by email or mail.

Application & Fee

Submit the completed application form and $50 application fee. The application fee may be paid by check or credit card.

Recent Psychoeducational Evaluation

The date of the report should be less than three years from the current date and include:

  • Evidence of a specific learning disability, ADHD, or other academic-based challenges and struggles.
  • Cognitive assessment conducted by a licensed psychologist, neuropsychologist, school psychologist, or certified school psychologist.
  • Candidates must be socially mature and have demonstrated motivation to complete the academic requirements of an accredited college. These qualities are assessed in interviews with professional staff and through psychological evaluations.

High School Transcripts/GED

Official high school transcripts indicating a standard high school diploma. A GED is also acceptable. A special high school diploma or a certificate of attendance is not acceptable for admission to Beacon College.

College Transcripts

Submit official college transcripts, if applicable.

Letters of Recommendation or Completed Professional Reference Forms

Please submit three letters of recommendation from a teacher, professor, or guidance counselor who knows you well.

Optional SAT/ACT

Heavy emphasis is not placed on SAT/ACT scores. This information adds to understanding the applicant’s educational profile. Scores are not mandatory.