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Berry College Overview

Located in Mount Berry, Georgia, Berry College is a private not-for-profit institution. Mount Berry is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is Berry College Known For?

465 Undergraduate Awards
$29,531 Avg Cost After Aid
77% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Berry have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at Berry is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Berry to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Berry College Rankings

Berry holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Georgia ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Berry has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#117 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Berry.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular General Philosophy & Religion Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Other Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Best Value Curriculum & Instruction Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Best Value Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#112 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#121 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Berry has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#16 Best Curriculum & Instruction Schools College Factual
#16 Best Curriculum & Instruction Schools College Factual
#30 Best Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education & Teaching Schools College Factual
#82 Best Teaching Schools Teaching Degree Search
#151 Best Education Schools College Factual
#173 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools College Factual

Where Is 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

How Do I Get Into Berry?

You can apply to Berry online at:

Admission Requirements for Berry

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Berry?

77% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 77%, Berry may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 79%.

Can I Afford Berry College?

$29,531 Net Price
46% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Berry is $29,531. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Berry, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $8,461 a year. That adds up to $33,844 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Berry is 2.0%. 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.

Berry College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,982 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,006 undergraduate students at Berry, with 1,982 being full-time and 24 being part-time.


There are also 119 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,982 full-time undergraduates at Berry, 38% are male and 62% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Berry College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 50
Black or African American 147
Hispanic or Latino 160
White 1,491
International Students 16
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

Geographic Diversity

Georgia students aren't the only ones who study at Berry College. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 13 countries are represented at Berry. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Costa Rica, Canada, and Germany.

Online Learning at Berry College

61 Took All Classes Online
859 Took At Least One Class Online
1,500.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 859 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Berry has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Berry

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Berry College was 1,500.0%. This is the #77 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Berry regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Berry College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 28 25 53
Zoology 47 0 47
General Psychology 42 0 42
Curriculum & Instruction 0 41 41
Nursing 37 0 37
Teacher Education Grade Specific 31 0 31
Communication & Journalism (Other) 30 0 30
Health & Physical Education 30 0 30
General Biology 21 0 21
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 19 0 19
Accounting 14 0 14
Interdisciplinary Studies 14 0 14
Political Science & Government 14 0 14
Marketing 13 0 13
Mathematics 13 0 13
Natural Resources Conservation 13 0 13
Business/Managerial Economics 11 0 11
Romance Languages 9 0 9
Finance & Financial Management 8 0 8
History 8 0 8
Physics 7 0 7
Music 7 0 7
General Engineering Technology 6 0 6
General Philosophy & Religious Studies 6 0 6
Teacher Education Subject Specific 5 0 5
Sustainability Science 5 0 5
General Social Sciences 5 0 5
Arts & Media Management 5 0 5
General English Literature 4 0 4
International Business 3 0 3
Writing Studies 3 0 3
International Relations & National Security 3 0 3
Germanic Languages 1 0 1
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1 0 1
Chemistry 1 0 1
Fine & Studio Arts 1 0 1
Educational Administration 0 0 0
TOTAL 465 66 531


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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