Berea College



The Princeton Review 2014

Berea College is listed in “The Best 378 Colleges in the nation”

Kiplinger 2014

Berea College Ranked 63 in Kiplinger’s list of “Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges”

Berea College on the list of “25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year”

Berea College on the list of “30 Best College Values in the Southeast/Mid-South”

Forbes 2013

Berea College ranked #6 on the “Top Colleges 2013: Best Value Colleges”

Kiplinger 2013

Berea College listed as one of the “10 Best Values in Private Colleges Under $20,000”

The Princeton Review 2012

Berea College on the list of 135 institutions recommended in website “Best in the Southeast Region” (“2012 Best Colleges Region by Region”)

Kiplinger 2012

Berea College listed as one of the “10 Best Values in Private Colleges Under $20,000”

Newsweek 2011

Berea College ranked #11 on “The 25 Most Diverse Schools List” and ranked #8 on “The 25 Most Desirable Rural Schools List” and #16 on “The 25 Most Desirable Small Schools List”

Washington Monthly Magazine 2011

Berea College ranked #1 Liberal Arts College


 2012 — U.S. Department of Education national report shows Berea College has “Lowest Tuition and Fees in the Nation”

2008-2011 — Berea College Selected for the “President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll”


2009-2014 – American Colleges and University President’s Climate Commitment:

Berea College on the signatory list by institution name

2011 – The Arbor Day Foundation names Berea College a “Tree Campus USA College”


Each Berea College student receives the equivalent of a full-tuition scholarship worth $24,100, or $96,400 over a four-year period.

Berea College has a nationally recognized labor program in which all students participate (a minimum labor commitment of 10 hours per week during an academic term).

Berea College has a highly prized best collection of resources documenting the Southern Appalachian region. The collection has been gathered over nearly a century.

Berea College both graduates and employs multiple Compton, Fulbright, Truman, Udall and Watson fellowship winners.

Berea College is known nationally for its innovative and outstanding service learning.

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