1,670
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,714
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
35
35%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Berea College is a 4-year institution located in Berea, KY, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address CPO 2220
Berea, KY  40404
United States
Contact Mr. Luke Hodson
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@berea.edu
Phone: 859-985-3500
Fax: 859-985-3512

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,712
Applied
600
Accepted
1,670
Enrolled
35%
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Female Admissions

1,045
Females Applied
348
Females Accepted
33%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

667
Males Applied
252
Males Accepted
38%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.49
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Interview
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 31st April 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 547 480 590
SAT Math 554 490 610
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Fees

560
Full-time student fees
6,534
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

34,714
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,670
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
41,388
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
1,781
Avg. Loan Aid
0
Avg. Grant Aid
32,288
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
95%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,670
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.37%
Black or African American 15.34%
White or Caucasian 56.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 1.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 6.52%
Other 0.75%

Gender

Male (42.28%)
Female (57.72%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 89%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Mountain Day, Graduation and Labor Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Campus Activities Board, Cosmopolitan Club, CELTS (Center for Excellence in Learning through Service), Black Cultural Center and African Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

184
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 136
Part-time - 48
Male - 88
Female - 96