Beal College

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Basic Information

Address: 99 Farm Road Bangor, ME 04401
Phone Number: 2073073900
President: Sheryl DeWalt

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Additional Information

School Type: College
Degrees Offered:

Diploma, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Masters

School Setting:

At Beal College, we want to help boost your all-around development. We do this by providing resources to help you keep your body healthy and your mind sharp. Student Services at Beal College are designed to support your educational goals and to support retention and persistence as you progress towards completing your program. Student Services include academic advising, career services, disability and special needs accommodation, peer tutoring, learning resources, library, bookstore, computer resources, café, and a fitness center.

Beal College Fitness and Wellness Center

The Fitness and Wellness Center has various pieces of equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines, and weight machines. Showers and changing rooms are also available. The Wellness Center is open to current students, faculty, and staff after an orientation from Wellness Center staff.

These are the FREE fitness classes for current students and employees:

  • Fitness classes are for beginners! You do not need to have prior experience - join anytime!
  • Zumba - Please check with our Front Desk staff for dates and times.

Beal Café

The Beal College Café offers a selection of freshly cooked foods, beverages, and snacks. The Cafe is centrally located on campus. It is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Beal Bookstore and Library

You can find everything school-related that you need at the Beal Bookstore. Get new and used textbooks, school supplies and Beal College merchandise. Libraries contain a wealth of knowledge and ours is no different. You'll find many books relating to your coursework and more. Or use the Beal College Library as a peaceful study space.

Career Services

Jumpstart your career with the Career Services Office, which encourages career development through a number of workshops and other resources. They'll assist you in setting clear career goals and working to achieve them. The Career Services Office offers both one-on-one and group career counseling.

Computer Labs

Beal College has computer labs available for all students to use during non-class hours. Each student will be assigned a username and password that allows them to access the Beal College network. This access includes classroom and library computers, email, and the student portal. The computer labs are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Academic Advising

Academic Advisors are always ready to sit with you to talk about your school and career. Advising is designed to help you adjust to college life, establish personal goals and prepare for successful business and professional activities. The advising can be in regard to academic programs as well as maintaining satisfactory progress. Beal College does not have personal counseling services on campus - all personal counseling, other than academic and placement advising, is on a referral-only basis to professionals in the community.

Free Peer Tutoring

Free peer tutoring assistance is available on campus to students desiring additional outside classroom instruction for most classes, such as Math and English. Please check with instructors or the registrar regarding tutorial assistance and approval. Tutors are not allowed for students enrolled in a directed study course.

School Size: 400
Classroom Size: 15-20
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12-1
School Holidays: All Major Holidays
Housing Availability:

None

Disability Services:

Accomidation Services Handbook

Clubs:

Student Groups

Certain courses have dedicated student-run study groups to help you succeed! Check out the following study groups:

Medical Assisting Group - The purpose of the Beal College Medical Assisting Student Group is to broaden the knowledge of Medical Assisting students and promote interest in the Medical Assisting profession and the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). The Medical Assisting Group is not intended to function as a chapter, but instead as an addition to a chapter. The group will provide opportunities to exchange information with members of the medical community, explore career opportunities, develop leadership skills, render community service, and interact with Certified Medical Assistants. Interested in joining?

Health Information Management Group - The mission of the Beal College Health Information Management Student Group is to effectively and inclusively discuss and communicate issues regarding curriculum, student activities, and professional development. The Health Information Management Student Group serves as a liaison between students, alumni, faculty and professional organizations. Get involved to get the most from your HIM education. In addition to deepening your learning, you'll develop team building abilities, enhance your effective communication skills, and advocate for your future. Interested in joining?

Addiction Counseling - The Addiction Counseling study group aims to help students with their academic achievement, as well as professional development. Join the group to discuss the curriculum, study and prepare for exams and projects, and network with students, faculty, and professionals in the Addiction Counseling field.

Admissions Requirements:

We’ll Help You Navigate College, So You’ll End up Where You Want to Be

We understand that attending College may be a huge step for you and that all of the admissions information can be a little daunting. That’s why Beal’s Admissions Advisors are here on your behalf, making the process more simple for you. Then you can focus on what matters – seeking career training that will give you a leg up, career-wise and confidence-wise.

What You’ll Need in Order to Apply

When applying to Beal, you must provide a valid high school diploma, GED, or HiSET. You’ll also be required to take the Accuplacer reading comprehension exam (unless you qualify for an exemption). Finally, you need certain vaccines to attend Beal College. The vaccines are to ensure everyone’s safety. Talk to an Admissions Advisor to learn more.

Pursue Your Career Sooner With Rolling Admission

Beal College has a rolling admissions policy, which means you will be considered for acceptance as soon as you submit your admissions application. You must also take an entrance exam if your program requires it (or qualify for an entrance exam exemption). There is a $30 application fee. However, the fee can be waived in some cases. Talk to your Admissions Advisor to learn more.

Tuition and Fees

Everyone wonders how they are going to afford College, but trust us – it’s worth it. You’ll be thankful you invested your time and money as you develop into a professional – that’s how you move ahead in the world! Plus, no one can take that credential away from you once you’ve earned it. Each Degree, Certificate or Diploma program has differing requirements and slightly differing costs. You can discuss the associated costs with your Admissions Advisor, and they’ll connect you with the Financial Aid Office to see if you’re eligible for FAFSA, scholarships, grants or bursaries.

Funding Your Education

We believe that no student should be denied the opportunity to pursue their educational interests because of a lack of financial resources. An interview with the Financial Aid Office can help to assess your financial needs based on the educational costs involved. Your Financial Aid Advisor will tell you about the various educational grants, loans, and scholarships that are available to you. 

Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more, or schedule an appointment to meet with a Financial Aid Advisor. Beal College also offers Veterans Benefits for those who have served in the military or for eligible family members.

International Students

Beal College is proud to leave its footprint not just in the state of Maine, but all over the world. As one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the United States, we feel it’s important for all students to have access to quality career training in some of today’s fastest-growing fields. Because of this commitment to worldwide education, we extend enrollment invitations to international students. Beal College is approved by the Student Exchange and Visitor Program for students with F-1 visas and M-1 visas to attend. Find out more in this Guide for Navigating the US Immigration System and the Study in the States websites.

NOTE:  Canadian citizens do not need a visa to enter the U.S. but must have a passport. A student should present the passport, Form I-20 A-B (PDF), and financial documentation at the Canadian/U.S. border.

Application/Transfer Deadlines:

Start the Application Process to Begin Your Career Training

To start, you can fill out an admissions application or Apply Online. Once we receive and review your application, we will reach out to you with instructions on how to proceed. Next, you'll come in to meet with one of our Admissions Advisors, whose job it is to support you through each step of the admissions process.

When you meet, you'll have the chance to discuss what your interests and career goals are and they'll give you program-specific information. You can also take a tour of the campus facilities, meet instructors and watch current students complete their career training.

Mission Statement:

Beal College’s mission is to become partners with our students on their journey to improve their career opportunities through the contemporary academic programs offered at Beal College.