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Beloit College

Beloit, WI

At A Glance

Main Address

700 College St

Beloit, WI 53511-5509

www.beloit.edu

Admission Office

700 College Street

Beloit, WI 53511-5595

(608) 363-2500

Fax : (608) 363-2075

admiss@beloit.edu

Contact : Leslie Davidson

Vice President for Enrollment

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 1059

Quick Facts

Regular Application Deadline : July 1

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 75.0%

Total undergraduates : 1,143

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 259

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 96.0%

Average financial aid package : $49,825.00

In-State Tuition : $53,348.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $53,348.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Urban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Application rolling begin : Feb 1

Regular application due: Jul 1

Priority application due : Jan 15

College will notify student of admission : Apr 1

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : --

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : Dec 1

College will notify student of early action admission by : Jan 1

Early decision application due : Nov 1

College will notify student of early decision by : Dec 1

Other early decision deadline : Jan 15

College will notify student of other early decision by : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Mar 1

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 11 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 75.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 79.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Social Sciences : 23.0%
Physical Sciences : 10.0%
Foreign Languages and Literature : 8.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 8.0%
Psychology : 7.0%
Biology : 6.0%
Business/Marketing : 6.0%
Education : 6.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 6.0%
English : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Women's Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Ecology B
Environmental Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business/Managerial Economics B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
Education, General B
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education B

Engineering
Engineering, General B

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing B
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature B
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General B
Comparative Literature B
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General B
French Language and Literature B
German Language and Literature B
Japanese Language and Literature B
Russian Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

History
History, General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Science, Technology and Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B
Forestry, General B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Environmental Chemistry B
Geology/Earth Science, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics, General B
International Relations and Affairs B
Political Science and Government, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Dance, General B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Music, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Urban Semester

Washington Semester

Computer Services

300 Public computers, available in: Libraries, Student Center, Dorms

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : science center, anthropology teaching museum, art teaching museum, observatory, nature preserves, center for entrepreneurial leadership

Geographic Location : 50 miles from Madison; 70 miles from Milwaukee; 90 miles from Chicago

Large Town

Urban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 1,143

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 259

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,069

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 18.0%

Out of state students : 82.0%

Part Time students : <1%

Percentage of males : 46.0%

Percentage of females : 54.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 4.0%

Black African American : 7.0%

Asian : 4.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 13.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 50.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 18.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Residence hall system is student managed.

13.0% Men who Join Fraternities

16.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : The Roundtable

Student Newspaper URL : http://beloitcollegeroundtable.com/

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 98.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 87.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Women's Housing

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Fraternity/Sorority Housing

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Bucs

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Club

Intramural

NCAA Division III

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Women's services

Financial aid counseling

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Bowling

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Diving

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Fencing

Men's Club

Women's Club

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Football(non-tackle)

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Racquetball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division III

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Women's NCAA Division III

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Indoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division III

Women's NCAA Division III

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division III

Other Sports : E-Games Tournaments, Dodgeball


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 3,657

Admitted : 2,269

Enrolled : 259

Somewhat selective 62.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : 16

Admitted early admission : 9

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive, Early decision

Offered place on waitlist : 40

Number accepting place : 0



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Recommendations

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular Activities

Talent/Ability

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Class Rank

First generation college student

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Racial/Ethnic Status

Standardized Test Scores

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Considered if submitted: ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Considered if submitted: SAT Subject Tests

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Rigor of high school curriculum and high school record most important. Test scores, recommendations, essays, interviews, and extracurricular activities also very important.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 28.0%

Top Quarter : 67.0%

Top Half : 92.0%

Bottom Half : 8.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 20.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 20.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 21.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 15.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 1.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 13.0%

600 - 699 : 42.0%

500 - 599 : 30.0%

400 - 499 : 14.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

700 - 800 : 26.0%

600 - 699 : 32.0%

500 - 599 : 32.0%

400 - 499 : 9.0%

300 - 399 : 1.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 35.0%

24 - 29 : 42.0%

18 - 23 : 19.0%

12 - 17 : 4.0%

ACT Math

30 - 36 : 20.0%

24 - 29 : 42.0%

18 - 23 : 25.0%

12 - 17 : 13.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 42.0%

24 - 29 : 33.0%

18 - 23 : 19.0%

12 - 17 : 6.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Up to 8 units of credit may be applied toward graduation from tests administered outside the College; AP subject examination scores of 4 and 5 guarantee one unit of credit and placement.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

0

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

3

Social Studies

0

3

Foreign Language

0

2

Science Lab

0

3

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 35.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 33.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

530 - 700

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

550 - 680

ACT Composite

24 - 30


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By single units, 1 course = 1 unit)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

4

1*

May replace a 100-level studio art course - see Dept. Chair

All

3-D Art and Design

4

1*

May replace a 100-level studio art course - see Dept. Chair

All

Art History

4

1

--

All

Biology

4

1

May replace a 100-level biology course - see Dept. Chair

All

Calculus AB

4

1*

--

All

Calculus BC

4

1*

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

4

1*

--

All

Chemistry

4

1*

CHEM 117. May enroll in CHEM 220 or 230 - see Dept. Chair

All

Chinese Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

1

Count for POLS 130

All

Computer Science A

4

1*

CSCI 111

All

Computer Science Principles

4

1

--

All

Drawing

4

1*

May replace a 100-level studio art course - see Dept. Chair

All

English Language and Composition

4

1

--

All

English Literature and Composition

4

1

--

All

Environmental Science

4

1

Credit for intro science requirement for ENVS major

All

European History

4

1

--

All

French Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

German Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Human Geography

4

1

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Latin

4

1*

--

All

Macroeconomics

4

1

--

All

Microeconomics

4

1

--

All

Music Theory

4

1

--

All

Physics 1

4

1

PHYS 101

All

Physics 2

4

1

Credit for 1 unit of 100-level physics elective.

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

4

1

PHYS 102

All

Physics C: Mechanics

4

1

PHYS 101

All

Psychology

4

1

PSYC 100

All

Spanish Language and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

4

1*

--

All

Statistics

4

1

MATH 106

All

United States Government and Politics

4

1

Count for POLS 110

All

United States History

4

1

--

All

World History: Modern

4

1

--

All

*Check with the related academic department at the college for more information.


Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 81.0%

% of loans / jobs : 19.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 68.0%

% Judged to have need : 92.0%

% that were offered aid : 92.0%

% that had need fully met : 31.0%

% of need met : 96.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $49,825.00

Avg non need-based aid : $36,511.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $39,493.00

Avg need-based loan : $6,412.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $23,534.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Mar 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Deb Dew

Financial aid office phone : (608) 363-2663

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,652.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Scholarship Opportunities

Stateline Scholarships: up to $32,000 per year; Presidential Scholarships: up to $32,000 per year; Eaton Scholarships:up to $30,000 per year; Dean's Scholarships: up to $27,000 per year; Music scholarships: up to $5,000 per year; Study Abroad Award: up to $5,000 per year; Phi Theta Kappa Award: up to $5,000 per year; Founders Scholarships: $5,000 per year

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$53,348.00

$53,348.00

$53,348.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$53,348.00

$53,348.00

$53,348.00

Room and board:

$9,688.00

$10,438.00

$2,238.00

Books and supplies:

$1,018.00

$1,018.00

$1,018.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,376.00

$1,376.00

$1,376.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,067.00

$1,067.00

$1,067.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$66,497.00

$67,247.00

$59,047.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$66,497.00

$67,247.00

$59,047.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 60

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 60

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 64

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 64

Transfers admitted percentage: 48.0%

Transfers admitted: 31

Transfers enrolled percentage: 23.0%

Transfers enrolled: 15

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Letter of recommendation from a faculty member at current institution required.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $53,348.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $9,688.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $10,438.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,652.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Total Amount Awarded: $6,765,790.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 193

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 80

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser