Berry College

Mount Berry, GA

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.

Tuition & Fees

$37,246

$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
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
37%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
30-36
39%
24-29
37%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
53%
18-23
28%
12-17
7%
30-36
29%
24-29
51%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

11

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 (nonprofit)

1,943

undergraduate students

91

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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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 2,034
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
89%
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
32%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
45%
500-599
36%
400-499
4%
700-800
9%
600-699
37%
500-599
46%
400-499
8%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
30-36
39%
24-29
37%
18-23
21%
12-17
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
53%
18-23
28%
12-17
7%
30-36
29%
24-29
51%
18-23
19%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
July 24
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

70%

acceptance rate

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

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

Glenn Getchell
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
P: 800 237-7942
F: 706 290-2178
admissions@berry.edu

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,911

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,020
Room $7,360
Board $5,710
Additional fees $226
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $51,316
Average Financial Aid - $31,911
Total with Avg. Aid $19,405

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,167,360
State $3,483,454
Institutional $30,604,717
Other external $452,488
Total $36,708,019

Non-need-based

Federal $34,636
State $2,367,550
Institutional $12,091,475
Other external $562,957
Total $15,056,618
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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

archery, basketball, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, pickleball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Angel Mason (men's)
Athletic Director
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
Astronomy
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
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

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 Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

14%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required 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 24

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 18
Countries most often represented China
Costa Rica
Germany
Haiti
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Glenn Getchell
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
706 236-2215
admissions@berry.edu

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