Columbus, GA is home to Beacon. Columbus is a medium-sized city. Students select the school partly because it is a Interdenominational school. Beacon is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school go up to the Doctoral degree.
Students commonly pursue studies in religion and philosophy.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 500.
The school has 204 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). Beacon has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
A lot of students at Beacon attend part-time.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"To equip and motivate today's servant leaders to live lives of personal fulfillment and be successful and productive in community, national, and world servant-leadership venues. To provide undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in residential and external formats, for aspiring servant leaders in pivotal professions. To serve the broader regional, national, and world community through continuing education outreach and local community training programs."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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