Berea College Overview

Student population

Address101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY
School Websitewww.berea.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Distant

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Berea College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Berea, Kentucky that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is bachelor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,575 students applied to Berea College. Of those students, 602 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Berea College was $39,400, in addition to fees of $590. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Berea College.

Berea College has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Berea College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Berea College acceptance rate is 38%. To put this into perspective, 602 of the 1,575 students who applied to Berea College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Berea College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Berea College had an SAT score between the range of 1,030 and 1,213. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Berea College was between 22 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Berea College as part of their application.

Berea College Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Berea College, the tuition for in-state residents is $39,400. Combined with fees of $590, room and board costs of $6,764, other expenses of $2,400 and the $700 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $39,990 in tuition.

Students at Berea College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Berea College was $5,150 last year, with 92% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Berea College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Berea College.

Berea College has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 53% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 39% of students come from in-state and 8% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Berea College is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Berea College Popular Majors and Programs

BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
ENGINEERING/ENGINEERING-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PSYCHOLOGY
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

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