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Berea College
  • 4 Year
  • BEREA, KY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

editorial

Berea is an above-average private college located in Berea, Kentucky. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,423 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Berea acceptance rate is 33%. Popular majors include Information Science, Biology, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 67% of students, Berea alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,600.

About

101 CHESTNUT STREET
BEREA, KY 40404
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
USA South Athletic Conference

Berea College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Berea Admissions

Acceptance Rate
33%
Application Deadline
March 31
SAT Range
1080-1280
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$4,938 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$49,928 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 29 responses
38%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 29 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    54%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    45%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,423 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
9
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
90%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Busy
    58%
  • Intellectual
    42%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
79%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 29 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 41 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Busy
    29%
  • Challenging
    21%
  • United but challenging . Berea college prepares us
    21%
  • Atrocious
    7%
  • Determined
    7%
  • United
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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