Office of Admissions

Applying for Admission as an International Student

Berea College is committed to enrolling bright, deserving, international students and providing them with the financial means of obtaining a college education.  

Berea College will be accepting applications for the Fall 2015 term this summer. Please check back in June 2014 for updates. 

Applicants must mail the completed application forms and all other components of the application process in one packet (test scores, high school records, recommendations, etc.). Be sure to read “Information on Submitting the International Application for Admission and Scholarship for more information.

Required Application Materials

A complete application packet for an international applicant with no transfer credit consists of:

  1. An International Application for Admission and Scholarship form including a personal essay.
  2. A completed Financial Questionnaire
  3. Official secondary school records.
  4. Official scores from at least one of the following exams: TOEFL, IELTS, ACT or SAT I.
  5. Two (2) letters of recommendation, at least one of which should be written by a current or former teacher.
  6. One Financial Reference Form
  7. Optional Financial Circumstances Form

Applications from international applicants are considered only for the fall term of each year. International admission decisions for fall are made in March and all applicants should be notified of their status by letter and email (if available) by April 15.

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