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Berea College (Berea, KY)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 13.40%
Applicants who took ACT: 82.70%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 23.20%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 5.40%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 28.6%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 35.70%
SAT I Math score 700+: 7.10%
SAT I Math score 600+: 42.8%
ACT score 24-29: 47.70%
ACT score 30-36: 8.40%
ACT score 24+: 56.00%
Students applied: 1,649
Students admitted: 555
Admission rate: 34%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 44.6%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 84%
Full-time enrolled men: 686
Full-time enrolled women: 892
Part-time enrolled men: 26
Part-time enrolled women: 17
Total enrollment: 1,621

COSTS

Tuition: $0ยง
Room and board: $6,410
Est. book expense: $700
Fees: $570
Total cost: $7,680
Cost after need-based aid: $3,798
Cost after non-need-based aid: $7,680
Average debt at graduation: $6,186

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 91%
Average need-based aid: $3,882
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $6,148
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,577
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 97%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 64%