Non-Traditional Student Program

Non-traditional students are Berea College students that are 

23 years of age or older, and/or are married, and/or have children.


Non-traditional students have many resources including the Non-Traditional Student Center, Ecovillage, the Non-Traditional Student Association, and Programs throughout the year.

Non-traditional students have several living options while attending Berea College.

  • They may live in a Residence Hall and receive a meal plan.
  • They may apply to live Off Campus. This application can be found at the Student Life Office or on their website. If off-campus housing is approved, it is critical to communicate with the Financial Aid office to work out your housing and budgetary needs. A non-traditional student who chooses this option should expect to locate their own housing and roommates.
  • If the non-traditional student is married and/or a parent, they may apply to live in one of the 50 apartments in the Ecovillage with their spouse and/or children.

Look for our logo across campus

Non-Traditional Student Program Logo