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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
1,688
Undergraduate
Students
(57.9%) 978 Women
(42.1%) 710 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
30% of 1,966 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 31

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
590 average
540-638 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
606 average
550-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
94%
Average Freshman Award
$47,094
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$5,517
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
139
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
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
99% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Mountaineer
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
18.1% Black/African-American
14.0% Hispanic/Latino
8.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.0% White
0.3% Unknown
International Students
7.3% from 76 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
55.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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