Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$37,246

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
28%
24-29
51%
18-23
19%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11.1

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,055
Declined 1,273
Total Received 4,328
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Private

1,943

undergraduate students

91

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,034
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational

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27,000-acre campus in Rome (population: 36,375), 72 miles from Atlanta and 65 miles from Chattanooga. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Atlanta; smaller airport serves Chattanooga, TN. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Atlanta
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Berry College
2277 Martha Berry Highway, NW
Mount Berry
30149

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
89%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Outreach
  • Block-n-Bridle
  • Allied Health
  • Athletes Bettering the Community

Top Events

  • Mountain Day
  • Conson Wilson Lecture Series
  • Casino Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • lighted pathways, gated campus, mobile police patrols, identification of valuables, limited access to campus, on-campus police officers

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
87%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
35%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
700-800
9%
600-699
36%
500-599
45%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
30-36
28%
24-29
51%
18-23
19%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline July 24
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,055
Declined 1,273
Total Received 4,328

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities

Considered

application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,020
Room & board $13,070
Additional fees $226
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,224
Total $52,540
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Crew, Rowing

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Crew, Rowing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Creative Writing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mathematics, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Nursing Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sustainability Studies
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,034

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,943
students

Female
61%
1,181

Male
39%
762

4%

91
students

Female
53%
48

Male
47%
43

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,911
students

Female
61%
1,159

Male
39%
752

2%

32
students

Female
69%
22

Male
31%
10

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 63%
Student 5 year graduation rate 5%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

35

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 20

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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