Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Facts at a Glance


  • All students admitted to Berea will receive a 4-year tuition scholarship. This scholarship is combined with financial aid you may receive as well as any other scholarship you may be awarded by outside parties or organizations to cover 100% of tuition costs for four years of enrollment. For most Berea students, the 4-year tuition scholarship amounts to nearly $100,000 over four years. (refer to the financial aid section of the Admissions website for more details on tuition and scholarships).
  • All students work at least 10 hours a week in the Student Labor Program and 84% of all students live on campus.
  • Students can choose from among 31 fields of study, some offering multiple curricula that, upon successful completion, lead to Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and/or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees.
  • Every student is provided a laptop computer through the EDGE (Empowering a Dynamic Generation through Education) Program.
  • Forty-seven percent (47%) of first-year students come from families where neither parent has a college degree (first-generation students).
  • In academic year 2012-2013, 14% of upperclassmen participated in the Education Abroad program.
  • 56% of graduate survey respondents indicated they are employed by an educational, non-profit, or service organization.
  • In academic year 2012-2013, there were 16 service-learning courses and projects involving 13 academic programs and 18 community partner organizations.
  • Additional facts about Berea can be found in the Common Data Set and the Fact Book.

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