Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, United States
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Overview of Beloit College

About this school

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,402
    • Men:662 (47.2%)
    • Women:740 (52.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
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
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
700 College Street
City, State, Zip
Beloit, WI  53511-5596
Phone
(608) 363-2500
Fax
(608) 363-2075
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission 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

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

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


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


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

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.29
375 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 Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $50,040 (80.99184254823255%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,830 (14.291726013207303%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,400 (2.2659588242910784%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,514 (2.4504726142690663%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Beloit College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003835
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


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 with Loans
65%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,507
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips 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
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Siblings of Current Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & 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
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

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

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
504,851

Computing


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 Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Beloit College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.3%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


75.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


84.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


86.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (50)


  • 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


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Physical sciences, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


Engineering, forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


36,888

Nearest Metropolitan Area


84 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Chicago, Milwaukee

Weather


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

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
80 mile(s) from campus in Chicago
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 of College Housing


88% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


12%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


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

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Beloit College offers 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

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,346

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,402
Women
740
Men
662

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

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources