Beloit College Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Middle College, Beloit College's First Building
Middle College, Beloit College's First Building. Robin Zebrowski / Flickr

Beloit College Admissions Overview:

Beloit College is test-optional; applicants do not need to submit scores from the ACT or SAT to be considered for admission. With an acceptance rate of 70%, the school is not highly selective, but admitted students generally have strong grades and test scores. Interested students can submit an application through the Common Application system. In addition, applicants are encouraged to submit letters of recommendation, high school transcripts, and meet with an admissions officer for an interview.

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Admissions Data (2016):

Beloit College Description:

Well known for the Beloit Mindset list that characterizes the world experiences of 18-year-olds, Beloit College also ranks as one of the Midwest's top liberal arts colleges. Beloit College's curriculum emphasizes experiential learning, independent research, fieldwork, and lots of interaction between the students and the faculty. Beloit ranks among the top 20 liberal arts colleges in the country for the number of graduates who go on to earn a PhD.

Academics are supported by an 11 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 15. The forty-acre tree-filled campus is in Beloit, Wisconsin, a town of close to 40,000 people located along the Rock River.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,394 (all undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $47,060
  • Books: $1,00
  • Room and Board: $8,146
  • Other Expenses: $1,300
  • Total Cost: $57,506

Beloit College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 62%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $29,403
    • Loans: $7,811

Academic Programs:

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 86%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 64%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 73%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Track and Field, Swimming, Soccer, Football, Lacrosse, Basketball, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Swimming, Volleyball, Track and Field, Lacrosse, Softball, Soccer, Basketball

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Beloit College Mission Statement:

mission statement from the Beloit College website

"Beloit College engages the intelligence, imagination, and curiosity of its students, empowering them to lead fulfilling lives marked by high achievement, personal responsibility, and public contribution in a diverse society. Our emphasis on international and interdisciplinary perspectives, the integration of knowledge with experience, and close collaboration among peers, professors, and staff equips our students to approach the complex problems of the world ethically and thoughtfully."

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