Berea College
#1118 Overall Influence#81 Desirability Rank

Berea College

Liberal arts work college in Kentucky, USA

Berea College is a private liberal arts work college in Berea, Kentucky. Founded in 1855, Berea College is distinctive among post-secondary institutions for providing free education to students and for having been the first college in the Southern United States to be coeducational and racially integrated. Berea College charges no tuition; every admitted student is provided the equivalent of a four-year scholarship.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,576

Acceptance

38%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1121

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$39,400

Fees (in-state)

$590

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$36,300

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

101 Chestnut Street, Berea KY 40404-2182

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

28 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Berea College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#612 World Rank #224 USA Rank
Chemistry
#541 World Rank #227 USA Rank
Sociology
#548 World Rank #266 USA Rank
Education
#499 World Rank #276 USA Rank
History
#1013 World Rank #302 USA Rank
Physics
#579 World Rank #351 USA Rank
Nursing
#1128 World Rank #368 USA Rank
Economics
#1128 World Rank #409 USA Rank
Mathematics
#1075 World Rank #415 USA Rank
Literature
#887 World Rank #425 USA Rank
Political Science
#1086 World Rank #469 USA Rank
Biology
#1511 World Rank #738 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1786 World Rank #744 USA Rank
Medical
#2488 World Rank #893 USA Rank
Philosophy
#2194 World Rank #1147 USA Rank
Psychology
#3615 World Rank #1708 USA Rank
Communications

Other areas of influence

#429 World Rank #141 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#618 World Rank #445 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#711 World Rank #414 USA Rank
Social Work
#1234 World Rank #685 USA Rank
Business
#1258 World Rank #621 USA Rank
Law
#1444 World Rank #455 USA Rank
Engineering
#2330 World Rank #876 USA Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

Who are Berea College's Most influential alumni?

Berea College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, History, and Sociology. Berea College’s most academically influential people include Carter Godwin Woodson, Rocky Tuan, and Jack Roush.

Carter Godwin Woodson
Carter Godwin Woodson

African-American historian, writer, and journalist

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Rocky Tuan
Rocky Tuan

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Jack Roush
Jack Roush

American businessman and race team owner

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John Fenn
John Fenn

American analytical chemist

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Dean W. Colvard
Dean W. Colvard

American academic administrator

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James L. Powell
James L. Powell

American geologist

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Jim Wayne Miller

American poet and educator

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Harriette Simpson Arnow
Harriette Simpson Arnow

American novelist

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Harold L. Moses

American cancer researcher

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John Welsh

American physiologist

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Julia Britton Hooks

Kentucky woman artist and activist during the early years of the Civil Rights Era

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William H. Danforth
William H. Danforth

American businessman

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