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Colleges / Berea College

Berea College

Berea, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate25%
Acceptance Rate25%

About Berea College

Berea College is a private, nonprofit college in the town of Berea, KY. Berea College was founded in 1855 and enrolls 1,433 undergrads and no graduate students.

Berea College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Berea College. The acceptance rate at Berea College is 25%. Out of 2,217 applications received in 2022, 545 students were offered admission.

Berea College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 25%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%

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Berea College is located in Berea, KY,.

If you would like to see Berea College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 75 to Berea, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Blue Grass.

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College Info

101 Chestnut St. Berea, KY 40404

Campus Setting: Small Town

Berea College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 31

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Berea College is Mar 31.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Berea College is Mar 31.

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Berea College is a member of the Coalition for College.

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Berea College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1163 - 1273


Math SAT Range

558 - 625


Reading SAT Range

578 - 673

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1273 and Above


1163 to 1273


1163 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Berea College students is 1217. Applicants with SAT scores of 1273 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Berea College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1163 to 1273 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1163 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Berea College.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Berea College is like? There are approximately 1,433 students enrolled at Berea College. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 45% percent are from KY and 55% percent of students are from other states.


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Mar 31
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