No-Tuition Promise

Berea awards a no-tuition promise to every enrolled student. This means students never pay tuition. Without the financial burden of tuition, students are free to follow their dreams after college without the burden of costly student loans.

World-Class Education

Students receive a high-quality education, which includes work experience, a paid internship, affordable study abroad, and a free laptop that is theirs to keep at graduation. Visit our Admissions site for more information.

Latest News

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Berea College Science Building Gains LEED Green Building Gold and FSC Certifications

The newly-built Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health Building (MAC) has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification and full project certification by the Forest Stewardship Council.

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Elite and Affordable

Question: What do Harvard, Duke, Stanford, Princeton and Berea have in common? Answer: They were all named as the top five elite universities that also are the most affordable for low-income families.

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Nerdwallet Spotlights Berea’s Student Work Program

Nerdwallet, a personal financial services blogsite that provides information on banking, credit cards, college loans, mortgage loans, insurance, and stock trading, highlighted Berea College in a recent article.

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Channell Barbour Named Vice President for Student Life

Berea College President Lyle Roelofs appointed Channell Barbour as vice president for Student Life. Barbour, who is currently serving as associate dean of Student Life, will replace Virgil Burnside upon his retirement June 30.

Berea Magazine Features

When alumnus Michael Moore graduated from Berea in 1977 with a degree in business administration, his career trajectory was practicing law. More than 40 years later, he and his wife, Kennetha, pastor a church with a mission to eradicate homelessness in Birmingham.