Berea College

Berea Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Berea student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Berea College 2021 diversity report are below.

Berea Student Population

1,688 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Berea College?

Berea total enrollment is approximately 1,688 students.

Berea Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Berea undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Berea Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 853
Black or African American 276
Hispanic 213
Multi-Ethnic 130
International 127
Asian 47
Unknown 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Berea achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #303 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  303 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  91.40 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Berea Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Berea is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Berea is ranked 867 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  867 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  77.14 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Berea Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 880
Black or African American 277
Hispanic 215
Multi-Ethnic 130
International 128
Asian 50
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Berea College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 724
Black or African American 77
Asian 7
Multi-Ethnic 3
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Berea.

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Berea ranks 1,260 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1260 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  66.77 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 978 female students and 710 male students at Berea.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Berea is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  77.00 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 524 female teachers and 328 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
47.41% Out of State
7.66% Out of the Country

Berea ranks 570 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

47.41% of Berea students come from out of state, and 7.66% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  73 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Kentucky 203
Tennessee 40
Ohio 32
Alabama 24
North Carolina 19

International Students at Berea

Students from 77 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Haiti.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
80.12% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  57.41 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Berea, 80.12% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 690
20-21 648
22-24 173
25-29 52
35 and over 16
30-34 8
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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