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US News Rank #82 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
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Biochemistry, Psychology, Business, Economics, 3+2 Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Anthropology
Ms. Alexandra Trumbull-Holper
Next Genius Scholars on Campus
Founded in 1846, Beloit College is the oldest college in the state of Wisconsin. A nationally ranked liberal arts college, Beloit is located just a short drive away from three major cities, where our students frequently intern and land their first jobs; our campus is 145 km northwest of Chicago, the third largest city in the US and home to one of the largest international airports. Beloitersapply the concepts they learn inside the classroom outside of it, through high-impact internships, field work, study abroad, summer programs, entrepreneurial projects, lab-based courses, etc. It means that by the time they graduate, they will have built a professional resume, not just an academic transcript. Beloit is home to students from almost every American state and 20% of our community represents over 40 different countries. Indeed, Beloit has a strong reputation for international education and, thus, a global mindset is woven into every fiber of the Beloit academic and campus experience.
Beloit’s small class sizes (10:1 student-faculty ratio) and innovative, flexible curriculum have been designed to encourage individual students' growth. Our faculty are incredible scholars who love to teach and mentor students, pushing them to live up to their full potential and build remarkable careers. The Higher Education Data sharing consortium ranks Beloit in the top 10% for producing future Ph.D. students. Beloit has amplified the way it welcomes students to campus and prepares them to maximize their experience. This is done through AMP, a new first-year advising program focusing on college preparedness, career channel exploration and building support networks for each student.
Beloiters have access to 60+ clubs and organizations. With 1,000+ on-campus events per year, Beloit is an exciting place to be. Every year the college welcomes multiple distinguished individuals to campus to perform or present, teach and work with students, engage with faculty, as well as live on campus.
One third of our students graduate with a double major, and there is no additional charges to pursue two courses of study. It is also common for students to pursue a minor in a secondary discipline. This makes our graduates stand out in today's increasingly complex job market, as it leaves them poised to succeed as confident, creative thinkers and problem solvers.
Beloit’s campus is made up of state-of-the-art facilities like the LEED-certified Sanger Center for the Sciences, a cutting-edge building with classrooms and laboratory spaces designed to encourage interdisciplinary learning, critical for today’s science students to take a leadership role in 21st century science. New this year is The Powerhouse, a $38 million sustainable student union, recreation center, and athletics facility for Beloiters. The Powerhouse is a first-of-its-kind health and recreation facility and has already won several awards.
There is a strong Next Genius community at Beloit. More than 17 Next Genius scholars have enrolled here, making it one of the most popular destinations amongst Next Genius candidates. Beloit’s first Next Genius Scholar graduated from Beloit in 2019. She completed her course of studyin 3 years, graduating with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Music. One of our current Next Genius scholars recently commented, “in college you want to discover yourself and follow your dreams. That’s one of the reasons I came to Beloit. I chose it because of its size and programs and I know I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be.”