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Want the scoop on Berry College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Berry offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Berry College Ranked?

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2020 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Berry College was awarded 26 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Berry as #478 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 56 colleges in Georgia, Berry is ranked at #8.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Berry?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Berry College you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 62%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 39% of students accepted to Berry submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 660. Math scores were between 550 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Berry College  ( 570 to 660 )
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SAT Math Scores for Berry College  ( 550 to 640 )
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Berry received ACT scores from 61% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Berry College  ( 24 to 29 )
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Berry College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Berry it is much better at 11 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Berry College is 80%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  80 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Berry College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Berry College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  78 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Berry for first-time, full-time students is 55%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  55 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Berry

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,978 undergraduates at Berry with 1,945 being full-time and 33 being part-time.

Berry Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Berry scored 52.20 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  52.20 out of 100
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How Much Does Berry College Cost?

The overall average net price of Berry is $24,165. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Berry

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$19,115 $18,084 $21,808 $24,896 $28,258

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Berry, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Berry, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $7,700 a year. That adds up to $30,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Berry is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Berry Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Berry make about $40,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.

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See which majors at Berry College make the most money.

Location of Berry College

Located in Mount Berry, Georgia, Berry College is a private not-for-profit institution. The suburban atmosphere of Mount Berry makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Berry College

Contact details for Berry are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2277 Martha Berry Hwy Nw, Mount Berry, GA 30149
Phone: 706-232-5374
Website: www.berry.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/berrycollege
Twitter: http://twitter.com/berrycollege

Berry College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 35 majors graduated from Berry College. Of these students, 478 received undergraduate degrees and 61 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Zoology 46 NA
Health & Physical Education 44 NA
General Psychology 43 $25,100
Communication & Journalism (Other) 32 $31,300
Teacher Education Grade Specific 29 $38,900
Nursing 24 $51,600
Marketing 24 $38,000
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 22 NA
General Biology 20 $17,100
Business Administration & Management 17 $35,900

Learn more about the majors offered at Berry College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Berry

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 29 students took at least one online class at Berry College. This is an increase from the 0 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 29 0
2016-2017 0 0
2015-2016 0 0
2014-2015 0 0
2013-2014 0 0

Learn more about online learning at Berry College.

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