Berry College

Mount Berry, GA 30149

Berry College is one of the 35 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Georgia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Mount Berry. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 553 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 431 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 78%).

Every year 64% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Berry College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $34,950, and fees were $226. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $34,950 and $226 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate78%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1957 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1120 to 1300
ACT24 to 29
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
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

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,165/credit
In State Students$1,165/credit
Out of State Students$1,165/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$635/credit
In State Students$635/credit
Out of State Students$635/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $52,425 $52,425 $52,425
ADN 70 $81,550 $81,550 $81,550
BSN 125 $145,625 $145,625 $145,625
FNP 50 $31,750 $31,750 $31,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Berry 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 20% $4,453
Other Federal Grant 4% $1,371
State Grant & Scholarships 60% $4,469
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $18,259
Federal Student Loans 54% $5,389
Private Loans 11% $10,962


Average Net Price/year
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$19,115
$30,001 to $48,000$18,084
$48,001 to $75,000$21,808
$75,001 to $110,000$24,896
Over $110,000$28,258

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Berry College
2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149

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