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No-Tuition Promise

Berea is the only one of America’s top colleges that awards every enrolled student a no-tuition promise.

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.”

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Summer Programs at Berea College Help Ensure Student Success

This summer, Berea College’s Office of First-Year Initiatives coordinated several events and programs designed to provide students with many opportunities and necessary resources to achieve success at Berea.

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Berea College Employees Hit the Road for 2017 Civil Rights Seminar and Tour

Last week, 40 Berea College faculty and staff members embarked on the biennial Civil Rights Seminar and Tour sponsored by the Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education. The tour visited many locations significant to the American Civil Rights movement of the 1960s.

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Forbes Names Berea as a “Standout” for Low Debt

Rising student debt continues to alarm many families. The amount of debt American colleges take on—while making fewer headlines—also is of extreme concern. Forbes, in its latest list titled “2017 College Financial Grades: How Fit Is Your School?” gives kudos to Berea College for keeping institutional debt low and scores Berea with an “A” grade.

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Berea Featured As One Of The Best Colleges In Princeton Review’s 2018 Guide

Berea College is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price according to The Princeton Review.

Berea College Celebrates Construction Milestone for Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building

Berea College trustees, administrators, faculty, staff, and representatives from builder Messer Construction participated in a topping out ceremony on Friday, April 21, to mark another construction milestone for the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health building. The audience watched as a crane lifted the structure’s final beam—signed by donors and supporters of the project, and decorated with an American flag and Berea College pennants—and maneuvered it into position atop the building’s steel framework. The investment made by alumni and donors in supporting the campaign for the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health building propels Berea College into the 21st century and builds on the college’s long tradition of providing its students with outstanding educational opportunities and facilities. The new academic building is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2018.

Close up of final beam for the new science building with signatures of donors and friends

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