Tool December 2017

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Berea College (Berea, KY)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 10.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 87.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 27.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 0.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 27%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 2.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 31%
ACT score 24-29: 48.00%
ACT score 30-36: 9.00%
ACT score 24+: 57.00%
Students applied: 1,744
Students admitted: 572
Admission rate: 33%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 48%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 84%
Full-time enrolled men: 699
Full-time enrolled women: 917
Part-time enrolled men: 26
Part-time enrolled women: 23
Total enrollment: 1,665

COSTS

Tuition: $0§
Room and board: $6,534
Est. book expense: $700
Fees: $0
Total cost: $7,234§
Cost after need-based aid: $2,285
Cost after non-need-based aid: $7,234
Average debt at graduation: $7,062

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 93%
Average need-based aid: $4,949
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $7,260
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,612
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 97%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 65%