Tuition & Fees

$36,556

$36,556

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
49%
500-599
36%
400-499
2%
700-800
10%
600-699
38%
500-599
48%
400-499
4%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
33%
12-17
6%
30-36
24%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,925
Declined + 1,045
Total Received 3,970
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Private (nonprofit)

1,936

undergraduate students

78

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Animal Science
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise Science
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Codes

SAT 5059
ACT 0798

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,014
Established in 1902
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Mount Berry, GA

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.

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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
49%
500-599
36%
400-499
2%
700-800
10%
600-699
38%
500-599
48%
400-499
4%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
30-36
34%
24-29
33%
18-23
30%
12-17
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
33%
12-17
6%
30-36
24%
24-29
50%
18-23
25%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
July 26
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,925
Declined + 1,045
Total Received 3,970

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

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

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,114

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,330
Room $7,220
Board $5,550
Additional fees $226
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $50,326
Average Financial Aid - $31,114
Total with Avg. Aid $19,212

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,207,850
State $3,192,573
Institutional $29,285,775
Other external $505,278
Total $35,191,476

Non-need-based

Federal $8,657
State $1,901,490
Institutional $10,320,021
Other external $469,805
Total $12,699,973
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 682-3779
F: 706 290-2160
financialaid@berry.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Noemi Sarrion-Cortes
Director of Student Financial Aid
financialaid@berry.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Crew, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Crew, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Disc Golf, Flag Football, Pickleball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Spikeball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Derek Taylor (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

Ginger Swann (women's)
Assistant Director Of Athletics For Sports Medicine And Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Southern Athletic Association, IHSA (equestrian)
Mascot
Vikings
School colors
navy and silver

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animal Science
Applied Physics
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Creative Technologies
Creative Writing
Curriculum/Instruction
Dual Degree Engineering
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
French
German
History
Individually Designed
International Business
International Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music with Elective Studies in Business
Nursing
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Reading
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Sociology/Anthropology
Spanish
Sports Administration
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Animal Science
  2. Psychology
  3. Exercise Science

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,014

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,936
students

Female
61%
1,185

Male
39%
751

4%

78
students

Female
62%
48

Male
38%
30

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,902
students

Female
62%
1,163

Male
38%
739

2%

34
students

Female
65%
22

Male
35%
12

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

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 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
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • 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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Countries most often represented Bermuda
Brazil
China
Costa Rica
Germany
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Adrienne Oddi
Director of Admissions
706 236-2215
admissions@berry.edu

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