Applying for Admission Apply as a first year student if you are a first-time domestic (non-international) college freshman who has not attended another institution of higher education. Apply for free as a first year student. Apply as a transfer student if you are a domestic (non-international) student who has attended an institution of higher education after completing high school or a GED. Apply for free as a transfer student. Apply as an international student if you are an international, non-domestic student. Apply for free as an international student. Apply for readmission if you were previously enrolled at Berea College and want to return as a full-time, degree seeking student. Apply for readmission for free.