The Fall 2020 Application for Admission is closed. The deadline was March 31, 2020.
Below you’ll find complete application instructions for a first time college student who has not attended another institution of higher education after graduating high school or earning a GED.
First Year Applicant Deadlines
- Priority deadline: October 31, 2019
- Final application deadline: March 31, 2020
1. Apply Online
Complete the Berea College Application for Admission, which also serves as your No-Tuition Promise application. There is no application fee.
3. School Counselor Evaluation Form
Ask your School Counselor to provide us with class rank information by completing the School Counselor Evaluation form. If your school does not rank, they will still complete the School Counselor Evaluation Form and indicate that it does not rank, plus provide some additional important information. (PDF version)
*For eligible non-citizens, depending on your USCIS status, a copy of your permanent resident card or employment authorization card will be required.