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Berry College
Mount Berry, GA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $48,484
Tuition and Fees $33,556
Room and Board $11,730
 
Books and Supplies $1,000
Other Expenses $2,198
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001554
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
State Aid Form  
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 495 (92.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 389 (78.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 389 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 127 (32.6%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 84%
Average Award $26,668
  Need-Based Gift Received by 389 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,045
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 291 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,842
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 95 (24.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 145 (27.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,323
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 1,756 (85.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 1,426 (81.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 1,426 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 413 (29.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 83%
Average Award $27,248
  Need-Based Gift Received by 1,426 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,585
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 1,128 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,895
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 284 (19.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 612 (29.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,767
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 71%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $26,449
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 10.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans College/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, Leadership scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas English, Humanities, Agriculture, Religion/Biblical Studies, Business, Communication, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,270