Beal College

  • Beal College strives to provide its traditional and non-traditional students with a quality education to prepare them for careers in Allied Health and Human Services, Business Studies, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, and Professional Office Technology and Support.
School Highlights
  • Beal College serves 429 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 14%.
  • Beal College is one of 3 community colleges within Penobscot County, ME.
  • The nearest community college to Beal College is New England School of Communications (2.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Beal College(ME) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff40 staff
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Number of Programs Offered1414

Student Body

  • The student population of Beal College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Beal College diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment429 students1,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
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# Full-Time Students325 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students104 students686 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
-
3%
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% White
87%
86%
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% Unknown races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score0.230.26
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College Completion Rate
27%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,400$33,900
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%90%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$12,356$12,000
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,585$5,500
    This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Beal College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in ME by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Consistent with this mission, Beal College emphasizes practical and life skills. For the student with a sincere desire for self-improvement, these skills lead to success as a graduate. Beal College measures its success by the success of its graduates. Since its founding in 1891, Beal College has established a solid reputation for training capable men and women for professional careers. Perhaps the most attractive asset that Beal College has to offer is the atmosphere of close cooperation between students, staff and faculty. With a low student-faculty ratio, Beal College students reap the benefits of personal attention that can be offered in a small college atmosphere. Beal College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).

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