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Berea College

Berea, KY
#69

National Liberal Arts Colleges



Located in Berea, Kentucky, Berea College is a private liberal arts institution. The school was founded in 1855 as is located on 140 acres of land near the center of town. Unlike most colleges, Berea does not charge tuition; it instead relies on contributions, endowment income and financial aid to cover the cost of teaching students. All students are required to work 10 hours per week at a campus-approved job.

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Quick Facts


CPO Box 2142
Berea, KY 40404

2014-2015 Tuition

$870 Tuition and Fees

Students

1623 undergraduate students
43% male / 57% female

Admission

April 30 application deadline
34% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1855

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Agriculture, General, Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations, Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Education, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Industrial Technology/Technician, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Business/Commerce, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

Minors Offered

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Health Teacher Education, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Environmental Studies, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Physics, General, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Asian Studies/Civilization, Regional Studies (US, Canadian, Foreign), African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Dance, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Business/Commerce, General, History, General, Mass Communication/Media Studies

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,623
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,581
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 6
Percent of male undergraduates: 43%
Percent of female undergraduates: 57%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills, other
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 1
Burglary 17 12 12
Motor vehicle theft 6 1 1
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 7 9 12
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 1 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 3 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 2 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 1 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.