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Tuition & Fees

$30,530

$30,530

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,353
Declined + 1,548
Total Received 3,901
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Animal Science
  3. Psychology
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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 2,223
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)

2,141

undergraduate students

82

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
53%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
51%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
28%
24-29
47%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
24%
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: 36,159), 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
95%
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
32%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
36%
500-599
53%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
51%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
28%
24-29
47%
18-23
24%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
16%
24-29
60%
18-23
24%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
July 25
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

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,353
Declined + 1,548
Total Received 3,901

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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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

Tuition $30,330
Room $6,020
Board $4,640
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $42,190
Average Financial Aid - $24,002
Total with Avg. Aid $18,188

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,002

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,434,938
State $3,023,375
Institutional $23,505,870
Other external $752,230
Total $29,716,413

Non-need-based

Federal $2,423
State $1,859,590
Institutional $7,764,633
Other external $432,376
Total $10,059,022

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), Southern Athletic Association, IHSA (equestrian)
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
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Secondary/P-12 Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

96%

2,141
students

Female
62%
1,332

Male
38%
809

Graduate

4%

82
students

Female
73%
60

Male
27%
22

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,107
students

Female
63%
1,309

Male
37%
798

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
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

31%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

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 25

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 13
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Costa Rica
Republic Of 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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