Berry College is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in Mount Berry, Georgia. Berry College was founded in 1902 and now enrolls around 2,125 students a year, including 2,006 undergrads. Berry College offers on-campus housing for up to 1,898 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.
There are many ways for students to get involved at Berry College! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Berry College's theater groups.
Interested in journalism or communications? Berry College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.
There are no fraternities or sororities at Berry College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.
Planning to play sports? Berry College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Berry College on the Student Life page.
Learn more about life at Berry College on the Student Life page.
Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Berry College for Fall 2022 is July 15.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2022 should hear from Berry College by December 15.
|2021 Berry College Facts At-A-Glance|
|Overall Acceptance Rate||77%|
|Early Action Acceptance Rate||91%|
|Applicants Submitting ACT scores||91%|
|Applicants Submitting SAT scores||47.4%|
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Let's take a closer look at all of these areas to get a better idea of what Berry College offers and if it might be a good choice for you.
It is moderately difficult to get into Berry College. Berry College admitted 77% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 4,166 applications received in 2021, 3,217 students were offered admission.
Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.
About 84% of students who start at Berry College return the next year. Berry College's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 70%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $981.5 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Berry College spends about $14,888 a year.
Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. Berry College meets 84.59% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Berry College full-time are awarded $31,679 a year in financial aid, on average.
Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $29,938 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.
Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Berry College. Based on this information, how does Berry College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Berry College a good school for you?
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Berry College is located in the suburban setting of Mount Berry, Georgia, less than an hour from Atlanta.
If you want to see Berry College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 27 to Mount Berry, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.
You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Berry College and Mount Berry are like without leaving home.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Berry College is Jul 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Berry College is Jul 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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The median ACT score of an admitted student to Berry College is 27. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into Berry College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1240 and Above
1100 to 1240
1100 and Less
The median SAT score for Berry College students is 1175. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Berry College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Berry College.
Wondering what life at Berry College is like? There are approximately 2,125 students enrolled at Berry College, including 2,006 undergraduate students and 119 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from GA and 27% percent of students are from other states.
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