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 207 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Beal College(ME) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff65 staff
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Number of Programs Offered1414

Student Body

The student population of Beal College has declined by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The Beal College diversity score of 0.42 is equal to the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has grown by 79% over five years.
Total Enrollment207 students1,632 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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# Full-Time Students169 students421 students
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# Part-Time Students38 students1,211 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
1%
4%
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% White
74%
75%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
19%
14%
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Diversity Score0.420.42
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College Completion Rate
37%
37%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,400$33,900
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%85%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,272$11,777
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,999$5,500
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Source: 2019 (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).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Beal College is Eastern Maine Community College (3.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Maine public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,764 per year for in-state students and $8,005 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,890 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maine community colleges have a diversity score of 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Maine is Central Maine Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.