Beloit College is a four-year, independent, residential, liberal arts and sciences college located at Beloit, Wisconsin. Founded in 1846, it is the state’s first college offering degrees and major in more than 50 fields of study.
The student body totals 1,250 coming from 48 states and 40 foreign countries. The average class size is 15 although one third of the classes have 10 or fewer students. The faculty has 105 full-time members, 97% of whom hold a Ph. D or the highest equivalent degree in their field. Student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
An academic year in Beloit College consists of two 14-week semester. Annual cost is $ 40,028.00 inclusive of tuition, fees, room and board. Other anticipated cost would include the costs of health insurance, books and supplies and personal expenses.
From the vision of seven New Englanders, the establishment of a frontier college was developed. The early curriculum of Beloit College followed the Yale mold while allowing for innovation and experimentation. Plans were laid out in a series of conventions involving the laity and the clergy. In 1847, Beloit College’s continuous academic operation began.
A wooded forty-acre campus houses 28 building of varied architectural styles. The public art display and ancient Indian mounds blend with winding pathways and expansive lawns to form a most impressive and conducive atmosphere for learning. Four of the college’s buildings are listed in the National or State Register of Historic Places. Beloit College’s academic facilities are recognized internationally specifically the Logan Museum of Anthropology and the Wright Museum of Art.