Berea College

Berea, KY 40404
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Berea College is located in Berea, Kentucky. This liberal arts work college was established way back in 1855. This college is unique in the area due to the fact that it charges no tuition. This private liberal arts institution requires students to work at least 10 hours per work on campus to be given a spot on the academic roster. This school offers bachelor's degrees to students in 32 majors and is well-known for giving students a great education. This is a diverse school as well, as this school hosts many students from other countries. All students at this school are required to attend classes on a full-time basis.

The nursing program at Berea College has been working diligently to train the future generation of nurses for years now. Nurses graduating from this program always receive a very complete education that prepares them for the struggles of professional life. Students will be able to work toward earning their bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree at this school.  This school is committed to providing nurses with the best training so that they can go on to care for the needs of patients effectively. Nurses will be prepared to perform well in a variety of different health care settings while also being ready for all licensure exams. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students1,670
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 9
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1926 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT970 to 1200
ACT22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Berea College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 99% $4,474
Other Federal Grant 6% $1,356
State Grant & Scholarships 52% $6,160
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $25,972
Federal Student Loans 13% $2,797
Private Loans 2% $911


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$452
$30,001 to $48,000$2,197
$48,001 to $75,000$2,596
$75,001 to $110,000$9,201
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Berea College
101 Chestnut Street
Berea, KY 40404

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