66%

Acceptance Rate

$25,107

Avg.Financial Aid

001554

FAFSA Code

About Berry College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,014

Website

www.berry.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Berry College which is located in Mount Berry, GA is a college offering several courses to the students. Berry College covers an area of acres. Berry College was founded in the year 1902. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Berry College has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is "Not to be Ministered Unto, but to Minister" and its official colors are blue and silver. Out of total 2,110 students enrolled at BC, 1,943 belong to undergraduate courses while 91 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 191 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Around 61% of the students are females and 39% are males. Notably, Berry College is also home to an ethnically diverse student population. At BC around 78% are white, 7% are Black or African American, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Moreover, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. In its 118 years of existence, BC has produced several known personalities like Darren Barnet, J. Barry Griswell, Collin McHugh, and Vincent L. Griffith. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. At BC, 62 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools). $1 billion (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Berry College.

Location & Contact

Address

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7062325374
Fax: 7062902178
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Berry College at the 393rd position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15-Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

1110 - 1310

ACT Range

23 - 29

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Berry College. It is a non-refundable amount. The SAT score in the range of 1090-1320 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 24 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Berry College is 27. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149. To gather more information, they can call them at (706) 232-5374.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,917

Average Annual Cost

$36,330

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$226

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,770

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,154

Total One Year Cost

$52,480

Before applying to BC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $53,107. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($37,246), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($13,070), and budget for other expenses ($3,154). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

84%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$194

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Zoology/Animal Biology

53 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

44 Graduates

Psychology, General

43 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

38 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

36 Graduates

Marketing

35 Graduates

Communication, Journalism, and Rela...

34 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

26 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

24 Graduates

Biology, General

20 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

20 Graduates

Political Science and Government

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

16 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

15 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

12 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

11 Graduates

Mathematics

10 Graduates

Philosophy and Religious Studies, G...

10 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

8 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Physics

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

6 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

5 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

5 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

4 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

3 Graduates

Music

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,936

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

21%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

78% White

2% Unknown

6% Black

7% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

67%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$70,465 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 96% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

96%

Undergrads in College Housing

87%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,220/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,550/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,550/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Vikings

School Colors

navy and silver

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

303

Total Female Athletes

207

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

7

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Equestrian

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by BC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,070 per year for living on campus. Berry College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at BC costs around $5,550 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At BC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 39% and 61%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$40,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,625

$26,995

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$173 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,107

Students Receiving Federal Grants

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,749

Students Receiving State Aid

64%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,815

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,978

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$32,509

$30K - $48K

$30,684

$48K - $75K

$30,103

$75K - $110K

$27,078

> $110K

$21,226

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,699,973

In case the students at Berry College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,706, whereas the financial aid is $21,901. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,934 as well as institutional aid worth $21,901. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Berry College amount to $12,699,973 per annum.

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