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-Years||Early Action I||Early Action II||Regular|
|Application Deadline||November 15||January 31||March 31|
|Decision Notification||mid-late December||mid-late February||early April|
|Deposit Due||May 1||May 1||May 1|
School Counselor Evaluation Form
Ask your School Counselor to provide us with class rank information by completing the School Counselor Evaluation form at berea.college/evaluate. 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)
Official Test Scores
Students who believe their scores are an accurate representation of their ability should submit them. Visit actstudent.org (ACT scores) or collegeboard.org (SAT scores) to send your official scores to us. Our ACT school code is 1492 and SAT school code is 1060. Berea College’s application process for Fall 2022 will be test score optional. Those who choose not to submit scores will be given the same consideration as those who do. Learn more about test score optional at Berea.
Download a printable version of the Berea College Application Checklist.