Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, WI


Beloit graduates are what the world needs now: People who are entrepreneurial, intellectually and professionally agile, and adept at seizing opportunities. People who are effective communicators, productive collaborators, creative problem-solvers. People who know how to build a future that works for everyone. Our mission statement makes clear who we are and what we are committed to: “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.” We stand for the power of connection, compassion, and community. We are innovative in our response to emerging needs. Recognizing the shifts in the world around us—and quickly adapting— drives and distinguishes Beloit. The diverse city of Beloit (pop. 37,000) is located in south-central Wisconsin, 96 miles northwest of Chicago and an hour’s drive from Madison and Milwaukee. Built in part by families who arrived as part of the Great Migration, Beloit is also home to an international film festival, a renovated iron mill that houses a tech hub and business incubator, and over 200 businesses and organizations that welcome our students as interns, researchers, and volunteers. Wisconsin’s oldest college, Beloit is an independent, four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences college chartered in 1846.

Questions and Answers about Beloit College

Clara R.
5 months ago
What are the different clubs that Beloit College offers?
Beloit College
Hi Clara! Beloit offers more than 50 student-led clubs and organizations that focus on academics, college leadership, community service, and just plain fun! Some of the more unique clubs include the Buccaneer Boathouse, Beloit Urban Garden, Showing Up For Racial Justice, Beloit Science Fiction & Fantasy Association, and Beloit Independent Theatre Experience. Check out the full list here: And if you don't see what you're looking for, it's easy to start your own!
Virginia A.
5 months ago
Is there a dress code that Beloit College students must follow?
Virginia A.
5 months ago
What are the room and board requirements for first year students to be eligible to live on campus?
Ayane K.
5 months ago
Is there any support that Beloit college provide for people who doesn’t speak English as a first language?
Grace J.
1 year ago
What labs and programs does Beloit College have to supports students in the museum studies and cultural anthropology majors?
Beloit College
Hi, Grace. Have you been able to learn as much as you'd like about Beloit? The Logan Museum of Anthropology on campus is a teaching museum, which makes for lots of opportunities for internships and research here on campus. We're also ranked #2 in the US for colleges sending women on to complete PhDs in anthropology. If you're thinking about the possibility of transferring, I'd love to put you in touch with faculty, a student, or an admission counselor (or all three)!
Danielle C.
1 year ago
How does Beloit College keep your students safe on campus?
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Majors offered at Beloit College

Biggest majors
Psychology, General
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies

Academics at Beloit College

SAT Score Range
Considered with application
ACT Score Range
Considered with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Somewhat Selective (56% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Demographics for Beloit College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Beloit College Students8%18%63%19%4%4%1%
All College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Beloit College Students
< 9% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Beloit College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)87k
Education Program Manager82k
Senior Account Manager65k
Operations Manager62k
Middle School Teacher62k
Grants Manager55k
Marketing Analyst44k
Based on 1,015 student responses
48.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
91.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
58%in High-Meaning careers
24%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Beloit College

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Student reviews of Beloit College

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Recommended by

100% of students

Known for

Close-knit community
Great internship and research opportunities
Accessible and helpful professors
Lots of interesting clubs and activities
Welcoming student body
Savannah Eve Henley-Rayve



I like the smallness of it, and how that allows for more meaningful social and academic connections.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I didn't like that the administration didn't seem to listen to the student's concerns about food.

Siddalee Meyers



The people there are worth every part of the experience. your professors truly just want to help you, you are offered many outlets for you to use to get help, and your TA's and Professors set aside hours for you to ask questions and get help. As long as you actually care you will do just fine!

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The food is awful and there aren't many options so a lot of times it results in spending your own money.

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