Applying as a Former Student

Below you’ll find complete application instructions for a student who has attended Berea College previously and is applying to return as a full-time, degree seeking student.

Readmit Applicant Deadlines 

  • Spring 2019: October 31, 2018

  • Summer 2019: March 15, 2019

  •  Fall 2019: March 15, 2019

1. Apply Online

Complete the Berea College Application for Admission, which also serves as your Tuition Promise Scholarship application. There is no application fee.

2. Submit an Essay 

Submit your essay response via the online submission form as a PDF. Essay should include: a.) How have you spent your time since leaving Berea College? b.) Share about your former experience and performance while enrolled at Berea College, including some explanation as to why you discontinued your enrollment. c.) What would you like the Admissions Decision Team to know about you prior to making a decision regarding your application for readmission that they otherwise would be unlikely to learn? d.) What are you planning to major in and how certain are you of your academic plans?

3. FAFSA

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov for the academic year/aid year for which you are applying. Berea’s FAFSA code is 001955.

4. Statement of Good Standing 

Submit a Statement of Good Standing from all institutions you have attended since leaving Berea (if applicable). 

5. College Transcript 

Submit your official transcripts from all institutions you have attended since leaving Berea (if applicable). 

*For eligible non-citizens, depending on your USCIS status, a copy of your permanent resident card or employment authorization card will be required.