Berea College - Bachelor's Degree

Berea, an interracial, work-study college taking complete care of student's finances, has rigorous effective academics with the best professors in the country. It has a reputation of the "Harvard of the South". Its students are involved in social, extra curricular activities and active sports teams.

  • Average Tuition USD 34,380

School Description

John Gregg Fee founded the Berea College in 1855, which became the first non-segregated, coeducational college in the South in the mid-19th century. The work-study culture allows the College to operate in a self-sustaining manner, keeping the underlying principle of the Labor program alive. Notable Alumni: Dr. Chella David, Jack Roush, Julia Britton Hooks, Miss B Hollywood

Bachelor Programs

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Agriculture

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    American Studies

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Art History

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Biology

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Business

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Childhood Education

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Classics

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Communication

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Computer Information Systems

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Dance

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Design

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Economics

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Education

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    English

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Environmental Studies

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Film Studies

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    French

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Graphic Design

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Health Science

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    History

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Jurisprudence

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Languages

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Latin

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on Latin as a language; ancient history; classical art/archaeology; and classical literature.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Music

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Nursing

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Physics

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Political Science

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Psychology

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Religion

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Social Sciences

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Sociology

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Spanish

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Studies in Law

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

  • 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403, United States

    Teaching

    USD 24,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 569
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 68
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 367

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum SAT 1506
  • Minimum ACT 21

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    Established in 1855

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    Berea is an outstanding work-study college with a high success rate for students having a low-income background. It provides complete financial aid and a great work experience to help start a career straight out of college.

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          • Testimony
            2004-2008, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

            My experience at Berea was life changing! The professors care about the students and there is a real sense of community felt throughout the campus. The diverse student population and small student to teacher ratio prepares you for excellence in the "real world."

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            1981-1985, Child Development

            Solid education. Small Campus. Great Faculty. Lifetime friends

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            1966-1970, Bachelor Of Arts (B.A)

            Berea is a small college and you really get to know your professors. You get a world class education for zero tuition, and you meet people from many different cultures. The campus is compact and beautiful. You can walk or bike to wherever you need to be - no car needed. The work study program is required of all students and instills a feeling for the dignity of labor. If you are a serious student with limited financial means and want a great liberal arts education, Berea is for you.