Berea College

Berea, KY

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
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1855

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
April 30 application deadline
33.7% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

May 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$870 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree

Majors Offered

Art teacher education, Music performance, general, African-american/black studies, Industrial technology/technician, Agriculture, general, Early childhood education and teaching, Technology teacher education/industrial arts teacher education, Religion/religious studies, Psychology, general, Agribusiness/agricultural business operations, Latin language and literature, Computer and information sciences, general, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music teacher education, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Elementary education and teaching, Music, general, Mass communication/media studies, Economics, general, Family and consumer sciences/home economics teacher education, French language and literature, English language and literature, general, Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, Education, general, Biology/biological sciences, general, History, general, Physical education teaching and coaching, Art/art studies, general, Biological and biomedical sciences, other, Mathematics, general, Sociology, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Political science and government, general, Junior high/intermediate/middle school education and teaching, Business/commerce, general, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, German language and literature, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Spanish language and literature, Philosophy

Minors Offered

African-american/black studies, Environmental studies, Religion/religious studies, Latin language and literature, Computer and information sciences, general, Women's studies, Art history, criticism and conservation, Health teacher education, Physics, general, Fine/studio arts, general, Music, general, Mass communication/media studies, Economics, general, Peace studies and conflict resolution, French language and literature, English language and literature, general, Agriculture, agriculture operations, and related sciences, History, general, Art/art studies, general, Sociology, Political science and government, general, Dance, general, Health and physical education/fitness, general, Asian studies/civilization, Regional studies (us, canadian, foreign), Business/commerce, general, German language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Philosophy

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 1,621
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,572
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 5

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
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, jazz band, international student organization, 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, tennis, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 3 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 12 12 12
Motor vehicle theft 1 1 0
Arson 0 0 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 9 12 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
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 1
Burglary 0 5 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 2 1 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 1 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
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.