Berry College

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School Overview

Located in Mount Berry, Georgia, Berry College is a private college founded by Martha Berry in 1902. The four-year liberal arts school is a member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and boasts the largest single college campus in the world, at 27,000 acres.

Berry College belongs to the Annapolis Group, an association made up of over 120 liberal arts schools across the country. Divided into four schools, Berry offers degrees for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, and Education Specialist. Berry College recently had over 1,900 students enrolled, out of which about 560 were freshmen and 150 were graduate students. The majority of students are Georgia residents.

Currently, Berry College does offer online programs leading an accredited degree. A few of its programs allows students to complete some courses via the Internet.

General Information

Admission Office
PO Box 490159
2277 Martha Berry Highway NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149-0159
(706) 236-2215
(800) 237-7942
Fax: (706) 290-2178

Contact: Brett Kennedy
Director of Admissions
Main Address
2277 Martha Berry Highway NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Total undergrads: 1,686
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 448
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,681
Graduate enrollment: 109

Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999) v
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 70%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 78%

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Animal Sciences B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Theatre Arts Management B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Exercise Physiology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Finance/Banking B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B


Early Childhood Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering Technology – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Berry College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (706) 232-5374
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, GA 30149
Setting: Suburb: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,034
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 64%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,988 (98% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $37,246
Out-of-state Tuition: $37,246
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $26,347

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Berry College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Berry College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 61
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 42
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 413

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Berry College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $37,246
Out-of-state $37,246
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,060
Out-of-state $12,060

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 509 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 509 100% $26,347
Student loan aid 264 52% $8,175

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,914 99% $25,262
Federal student loans 970 50% $6,425

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Berry College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Berry College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,328 1,611 2,717
Percent admitted 100% 69% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 13% 14% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Berry College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,034
Undergraduate enrollment 1,943
Graduate enrollment 91

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Berry College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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