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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 A minus
  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 C+
  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 1,652 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Berea acceptance rate is 30%. Popular majors include Information Science, Business, and Communications. Graduating 68% 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
30%
Application Deadline
March 31
SAT Range
1090-1300
ACT Range
23-27
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
$5,156 / 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
$44,698 / 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
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
96%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
48%
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

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,652 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
36
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
88%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Busy
    50%
  • Intellectual
    29%
  • Stressed
    14%
  • Depressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
97%
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
    14%
  • Determined
    7%
  • United
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
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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