Berea is the only one of America’s top colleges that makes a no-tuition promise to every enrolled student.
No student pays for tuition.
Our generous Tuition Promise Scholarship makes it possible for you to graduate debt-free. Even if you borrow for special learning opportunities or to replace your family’s total contribution, you will have a low debt compared to national trends. We sometimes call Berea “the best education money can’t buy.”
Lie-Nielsen Toolworks®, a U.S. manufacturer of heirloom-quality woodworking tools, is bringing its popular Hand Tool Event® to Berea, Kentucky on Sept. 28 and 29 at Berea College Crafts, located in the Mueller Building, 100 Student Crafts Court.
OnStage Blog, a media site that covers theatre on an international level, ranked Berea College’s Theatre Department in the top 25 Bachelor of Arts programs in America.
Staff member, Dr. Valeria Watkins’ journey to Ghana sparked a campus- and community-wide spirit of service, fundraising and involvement. Using her artistic abilities and enlisting the support of fellow artists and other campus groups, Dr. Watkins raised $25,000 to complete a community building in a small Ghanaian village, but she didn’t stop there. Read more of her service story.
The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education have named Berea College the best value institution in the United States. The survey, which included 938 institutions, calculated rankings by dividing each of the top 250 schools’ overall score by its average net price.
Dedication Ceremony for New Sciences and Health Building Set for October 20
Berea College will celebrate the opening of the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building with a dedication ceremony at the building on Saturday, October 20. Former NASA astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison will attend the ceremony and speak at the Convocation in the afternoon. The 125,000-square foot facility will house the College’s science disciplines, mathematics and nursing. More than 600 alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students raised more than $12 million to make the vision a reality. As we prepare for the dedication, we want to share the stories of those who inspired us and whose gifts made the campaign possible.
Our most recent video features Matalynn Shealy ’19, Biology major, who believes the new Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences & Health building will have a positive impact on her labor experience as a Biology Teaching Assistant, in addition to the benefits to her education from increased learning and research opportunities.