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Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School Graduation High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program College preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 4  
Science 3  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives 4  
 
Examinations
Exam   Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required July 21
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
   
SAT Subject
Tests Only
 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Address PO Box 490159
City, State, Zip Mount Berry, GA  30149-0159
Phone (706) 236-2215
Fax (706) 236-2248
E-mail admissions@berry.edu
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered Yes
Early Decision Deadline November 1
Early Decision Notification Not reported
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Action Deadline November 1
Early Action Notification Not reported
 
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Application Fee No fee required
Application Fee Waiver Available
Regular Admission Notification Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used Yes
Defer Admission Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
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APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Common Application Accepted
Universal College Application Not accepted
Electronic Application Available
 
Other Application Requirements
Interview Not required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other  
Financial Need Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X      
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Class Rank       X
Recommendations     X  
Essay     X  
Interview     X  
Level of Applicant's Interest       X
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Volunteer Work     X  
Particular Talent/Ability       X
Character/Personal Qualities       X
First Generation to Attend College       X
State Residency       X
Geographic Residence       X
Relation with Alumnus       X
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment       X
Ethnicity       X
Work Experience     X  
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate 62% of 3,477 applicants were admitted
   Women 64% of 2,171 applicants were admitted
   Men 59% of 1,306 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled 573 (27%) of 2,159 admitted students enrolled
   Women 333 (24%) of 1,382 admitted students enrolled
   Men 240 (31%) of 777 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision
Admission Rate
Not reported
Early Action
Admission Rate
40% of 2800 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List  
Students Accepting Wait List Position  
Students Admitted From Wait List  
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math 575 average
530-610 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 5%
  Score of 600 - 700 34%
  Score of 500 - 600 51%
  Score of 400 - 500 10%
  Score of 300 - 400 0%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Critical Reading 582 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 8%
  Score of 600 - 700 35%
  Score of 500 - 600 44%
  Score of 400 - 500 13%
  Score of 300 - 400 0%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
SAT Writing 560 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
  Score of 700 - 800 5%
  Score of 600 - 700 24%
  Score of 500 - 600 51%
  Score of 400 - 500 20%
  Score of 300 - 400 0%
  Score of 200 - 300 0%
 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA 3.74
3.75 and Above 60%
3.50 - 3.74 17%
3.25 - 3.49 11%
3.00 - 3.24 8%
2.50 - 2.99 4%
2.00 - 2.49  
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite 26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
  Score of 30 - 36 20%
  Score of 24 - 29 56%
  Score of 18 - 23 24%
  Score of 12 - 17 0%
  Score of 6 - 11 0%
  Score of 5 or Below 0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank Top tenth: 31%
Top quarter: 62%
Top half: 91%
Bottom half: 9%
National Merit Scholar 0%
Valedictorian 1%
Class President Not reported
Student Gov. Officer Not reported