Beacon College is a private institution situated in the small city of Leesburg, Florida, approximately 45 minutes northwest of Orlando. Established in 1989, it is notably the first accredited college in the United States designed to serve students with learning disabilities, ADHD, and other learning differences. Its campus blends modern facilities with accessible design, reflecting its commitment to accommodating a diverse student body. The academic profile of Beacon College features an array of programs focusing on human services, computer information systems, studio arts, and various liberal arts disciplines, targeting the development of skills and knowledge that support its unique student population. The college maintains a broadly inclusive application process, without a highly selective admission criterion. Beacon College provides on-campus housing options to foster an integrated living and learning environment. While the college does not have an emphasis on athletics, it ensures a comprehensive educational experience tailored to the specialized needs of its students.
In the most recent statistical year 472 prospective students applied, and 268 were granted admission. Of those admitted 101 enrolled in the school. 418 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 42 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $44,200 plus fees of $650.