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Berea, founded in 1855, is a religiously-oriented college for students with financial need. Its 140-acre campus is located in Berea, 40 miles south of Lexington.

Website: www.berea.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,673
Undergraduate
Students
(57.6%) 963 Women
(42.4%) 710 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
38% of 1,576 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 31

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.54
SAT Math
510-623 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
553 average
520-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available ch
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
$6,966
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$34,670
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$7,468
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
137
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 59% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Berea Population
14,148
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
87% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Mountaineer
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
17.5% Black/African-American
12.9% Hispanic/Latino
7.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.3% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students
7.4% from 74 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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