Beloit College

Beloit, WI

Website: www.beloit.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,402
Undergraduate
Students
(52.8%) 740 Women
(47.2%) 662 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 5,400 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.29
SAT Math
530-660 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,784
Tuition and Fees
$50,040
Room and Board
$8,830
Average Percent of Need Met
95%
Average Freshman Award
$45,818
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,507
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
115
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Beloit Population
36,888
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago, Milwaukee
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Buccaneer
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.9% Asian
8.2% Black/African-American
12.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.7% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
14.6% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
75.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Not reported

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Only Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
700 College Street
City, State, Zip
Beloit, WI 53511-5596
Phone
(608) 363-2500
Fax
(608) 363-2075
E-mail
admiss@beloit.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
 
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1, February 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1, December 1
Early Action Notification
December 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 5,400 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 2,372 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 3,028 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
372 (13%) of 2,915 admitted students enrolled
Women
194 (12%) of 1,569 admitted students enrolled
Men
178 (13%) of 1,346 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
20% of 140 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
25
Students Accepting Wait List Position
15
Students Admitted From Wait List
3

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.29
3.75 and Above
21%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
530-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
43%
Score of 500 - 600
29%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
510-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14%
Score of 600 - 700
43%
Score of 500 - 600
21%
Score of 400 - 500
21%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
24-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
27%
Score of 24 - 29
51%
Score of 18 - 23
21%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 30%
Top quarter: 57%
Top half: 92%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$61,784
Tuition and Fees
$50,040
Room and Board
$8,830
Books and Supplies
$1,400
Other Expenses
$1,514
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003835
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
250 (77.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
217 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
217 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
59 (27.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
95%
Average Award
$45,818
Need-Based Gift
Received by 215 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,860
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 185 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,155
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 125 (57.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
103 (31.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $30,800

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
894 (67.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
800 (89.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
800 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
233 (29.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$43,088
Need-Based Gift
Received by 788 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,340
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 689 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,671
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 414 (51.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
496 (37.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $25,473

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$27,507
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Siblings of Current Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Physical sciences, Interdisciplinary studies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, forestry
Special Programs
Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
115
Part-Time Faculty
26
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
77%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 19% of classes
10-19 students: 50% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not reported
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
504,851
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
300
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Beloit Population
36,888
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Chicago, Milwaukee
Campus Size
84 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.2 average low in January, 78.2 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Beloit
Nearest Train Station
90 mile(s) from campus in Chicago

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
88% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
12%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Buccaneer
School Colors
Navy and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
ice hockey
Men's Club Sports
ice hockey

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, bsffa - beloit science fiction and fantasy association, ceramics club, anthropology club, yoga club, outdoor environmental club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,402
Women
740 (52.8%)
Men
662 (47.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,346
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.9% Asian
8.2% Black/African-American
12.2% Hispanic/Latino
4.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
65.7% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students.
14.6% from 39 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
85.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
75.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
84.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
86.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
79%
Average Starting Salary
79%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 2%
Law 2%
Arts and Sciences 24%
Medicine 3%
Education 2%

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