Berea

Berea College

Berea
#1542 / #451
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#81
Most Desirable School
Liberal arts work college in Kentucky, USA

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About Berea College

According to Wikipedia, Berea College is a private liberal arts work college in Berea, Kentucky. Founded in 1855, Berea College was the first college in the Southern United States to be coeducational and racially integrated. The college provides a work-study grant that covers the remaining tuition fees after subtracting the total sum a student received from Pell Grant, other grants, and scholarships. Berea's primary service region is southern Appalachia but students come from more than 40 states in the United States and 70 other countries. Approximately one in three students identify as people of color.

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Berea College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
1,73633%66%118024

How Much Does Berea College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$43,612

How Much Do Berea College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Berea College, then you can expect to earn an average of $36,300 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Berea College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,5641,564

Where is Berea College?

Berea College is located at 101 Chestnut Street, Berea KY 40404-2182

How Safe is Berea College?

Berea has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Berea College Known For?

Berea College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Berea College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Sociology
#437
World Rank
#449
Historical Rank
#130
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Literature
#649
World Rank
#708
Historical Rank
#225
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Chemistry
#1084
World Rank
#1109
Historical Rank
#226
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Religious Studies
#1130
World Rank
#1154
Historical Rank
#264
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Education
#1187
World Rank
#1189
Historical Rank
#291
USA Rank
education Degrees
History
#925
World Rank
#782
Historical Rank
#329
USA Rank
history Degrees
Physics
#1615
World Rank
#1644
Historical Rank
#363
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Communications
#1357
World Rank
#1387
Historical Rank
#370
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Political Science
#1620
World Rank
#1634
Historical Rank
#401
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Philosophy
#1393
World Rank
#1455
Historical Rank
#424
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Economics
#2602
World Rank
#2612
Historical Rank
#429
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Engineering
#2724
World Rank
#2737
Historical Rank
#457
USA Rank
engineering Degrees
Mathematics
#1931
World Rank
#1940
Historical Rank
#469
USA Rank
math Degrees
Biology
#2049
World Rank
#2079
Historical Rank
#484
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Psychology
#1511
World Rank
#1524
Historical Rank
#583
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Computer Science
#2813
World Rank
#2821
Historical Rank
#625
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Nursing
#1702
World Rank
#1703
Historical Rank
#659
USA Rank
nursing Degrees
Medical
#3500
World Rank
#3502
Historical Rank
#1010
USA Rank
medicine Degrees

Who Are Berea College's Most Influential Alumni?

Berea College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Sociology, Literature, and History. Here are some of Berea College's most famous alumni:

Carter G. Woodson
Carter G. Woodson
An African-American historian, writer, and journalist.
Rocky Tuan
Rocky Tuan
A Hong Kong medical researcher and bioengineer.
James Fieser
An American philosopher.
John B. Fenn
John B. Fenn
An American analytical chemist.
George Samuel Hurst
An American health physicist and patent hoarder.
Sumit Ganguly
An American political scientist.
James L. Powell
James L. Powell
An American geologist.
Harold L. Moses
An American cancer researcher.
Mack A. Breazeale
Mack A. Breazeale
A Distinguished Physics Professor.
John Welsh
An American physiologist.
Charles E. Bishop
An American economist.
Robert G. Lawson
An American legal academic.

Who Are Berea College's Most Influential Faculty?