Berea Attracts National Attention for Affordability

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Affordability continues to be a major factor students and families consider when selecting a college to attend as the cost of higher education climbs higher each year. In a newly-published article, The University Network cited eight schools in the U.S. that offer full-tuition scholarships to all admitted students. Given Berea’s long tradition of covering tuition for students, the College made The University Network’s list. See the full article at:

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Tags: College Affordability, Economy, The University Network, Tuition-free

Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South, focuses on learning, labor and service. The College admits only academically promising students with limited financial resources, primarily from Kentucky and Appalachia, although students come from 40 states and 70 countries. Every Berea student receives a Tuition Promise Scholarship, which means no Berea student pays for tuition. Berea is one of nine federally-recognized Work Colleges, so students work 10 hours or more weekly, earning money for books, housing and meals. The College’s motto, “God has made of one blood all peoples of the earth,” speaks to its inclusive Christian character.