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Tuition & Fees

$33,556

$33,556

not including room and board

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,407
Declined + 1,940
Total Received 4,347
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1  :  12

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Animal Science
  2. Management
  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 2,245
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)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 5059
ACT 0798

Private (nonprofit)

2,123

undergraduate students

122

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
45%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
59%
18-23
29%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
58%
18-23
25%
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: 35,973), 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
87%
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
31%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
33%
500-599
47%
400-499
12%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
28%
500-599
55%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
49%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
32%
24-29
45%
18-23
22%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
9%
24-29
59%
18-23
29%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
58%
18-23
25%
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 22
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

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,407
Declined + 1,940
Total Received 4,347

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
Assistant Vice President of Admissions
P: 800 237-7942
F: 706 290-2178
admissions@berry.edu

Cost

Tuition $33,330
Room $6,630
Board $5,100
Additional fees $226
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $46,286
Average Financial Aid - $26,539
Total with Avg. Aid $19,747

Financial Aid

83%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,539

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,276,870
State $3,182,790
Institutional $25,540,155
Other external $670,055
Total $31,669,870

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $2,101,254
Institutional $9,221,022
Other external $427,763
Total $11,750,039

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
Creative Technologies
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Dual Degree Engineering
Dual Degree Nursing
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Sciences
Exercise Science
Finance
French
German
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Music with Elective Studies in Business
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Secondary/P-12 Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

95%

2,123
students

Female
62%
1,314

Male
38%
809

Graduate

5%

122
students

Female
66%
81

Male
34%
41

undergraduateFull-time

97%

2,078
students

Female
62%
1,288

Male
38%
790

undergraduatePart-time

3%

45
students

Female
58%
26

Male
42%
19

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

35%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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 22

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
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 11
Countries most often represented Canada
Malaysia
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Brett Kennedy
Assistant Vice President of Admissions
706 236-2215
admissions@berry.edu

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