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Tuition

$30,290

$30,290

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,304
Declined + 1,181
Total Received 3,485
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undergraduateRatios

33%

67%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Biology
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School Facts

Berry College is an independent, coeducational institution founded in 1902. Its 27,000-acre campus is located in Rome, GA, 72 miles northwest of Atlanta and 75 miles south of Chattanooga.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,166
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5059
ACT 0798

Private (nonprofit)

2,041

undergraduate students

125

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
48%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
34%
500-599
52%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
31%
24-29
47%
18-23
22%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
23%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Mount Berry, GA

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Mount Berry, GA

27,000-acre campus in Rome (population: 36,181), 72 miles from Atlanta and 65 miles from Chattanooga, TN. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta; smaller airport serves Chattanooga, TN. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Berry College
2277 Martha Berry Highway, NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
33%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
29%
500-599
48%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
34%
500-599
52%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
6%
600-699
27%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
31%
24-29
47%
18-23
22%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
10%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
60%
18-23
23%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
July 26
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,304
Declined + 1,181
Total Received 3,485

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Admissions Contact

Brett Kennedy
Director of Admissions
P: 800 237-7942
F: 706 290-2178
admissions@berry.edu

Cost

Tuition $28,890
Room $5,730
Board $4,434
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $40,454
Average Financial Aid - $23,802
Total with Avg. Aid $16,652

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,802

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,474,539
State $3,004,741
Institutional $20,854,652
Other external $666,519
Total $27,000,451

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,723,758
Institutional $6,943,188
Other external $444,501
Total $9,111,447

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III)
Mascot
Vikings
School colors
navy and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animal Science
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Curriculum/Instruction
Dual Degree Engineering
Dual Degree Nursing
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Finance
French
German
Health/Physical Ed Teacher Preparation
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Business
Music Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Secondary/P-12 Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

94%

2,041
students

Female
67%
1,360

Male
33%
681

Graduate

6%

125
students

Female
67%
84

Male
33%
41

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,007
students

Female
67%
1,337

Male
33%
670

undergraduatePart-time

2%

34
students

Female
68%
23

Male
32%
11

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

37%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 26

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

62

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

62

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Costa Rica
Mexico
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brett Kennedy
Director of Admissions
706 236-2215
admissions@berry.edu

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