Learning, Labor, & Service
Obtain a high quality, liberal arts education centered around deep learning.
Integrate productive work, disciplined learning, career exploration, and personal development.
Develop intellectual, physical, and spiritual characteristics into committed action.
Firmly rooted in our historic purpose, our environment frees persons to be active learners, workers, and servers as members of the academic community and as citizens of the world.
Since our founding in 1855, Berea College’s scriptural foundation, “God has made of one blood all peoples of the earth” (Acts 17:26), has shaped the institution’s culture and programs.