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Berea College Student Life

Berea College is on a 140-acre campus in a small town setting in Berea, KY. Berea College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Berea College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Berea College has a thriving Campus Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in Campus Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Berea College include Cosmopolitan Club, CELTS (Center for Excellence in Learning through Service), Black Cultural Center and African Student Association.

The Berea College community comes together each year for Mountain Day, Graduation and Labor Day.

Berea College Housing

Berea College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Berea College students live on campus. In 2021, 99% of undergrads at Berea College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 1% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Berea College. There are 1,653 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,432 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.Berea College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Berea College Athletics

At Berea College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Berea College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Safety at Berea College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Berea College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Berea College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Berea College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Berea College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Berea College, take Interstate 75 to Berea, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Blue Grass airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Berea College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Berea College Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

46%

In State

54%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

50%

18%

14%

9%

6%

3%

1%

0.14%

0.07%

Undergraduate Students

1,432

Non-Resident / International Students

91

Berea College Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,432

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

33%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 31
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