Tool December 2016

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Berea College (Berea, KY)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 13.70%
Applicants who took ACT: 83.30%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 37.30%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 8.50%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 45.8%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 32.20%
SAT I Math score 700+: 5.10%
SAT I Math score 600+: 37.3%
ACT score 24-29: 52.50%
ACT score 30-36: 6.70%
ACT score 24+: 59.20%
Students applied: 1,637
Students admitted: 597
Admission rate: 36%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 44.5%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 86%
Full-time enrolled men: 674
Full-time enrolled women: 918
Part-time enrolled men: 28
Part-time enrolled women: 23
Total enrollment: 1,643

COSTS

Tuition: $0§
Room and board: $6,472
Est. book expense: $700
Fees: $570
Total cost: $7,742§
Cost after need-based aid: $4,832
Cost after non-need-based aid: $7,742
Average debt at graduation: $7,928

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 93%
Average need-based aid: $2,910
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $97
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,590
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 97%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 68%