Berry College: Statistics

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#2417 of 14,131 In the World
#715 of 2,597 In North America
#656 of 2,496 In the United States
#17 of 63 In Georgia
#871 of 1,068 For Military science

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
77%
Avg. cost to attend
$24,605 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,006
Graduates
119
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.berry.edu

Berry College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 77% 74% 79%
Applicants 4,166 1,531 2,635
Admissions 3,217 1,129 2,088
Freshmen enrolled full time 618 237 381
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

798 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

61 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 1601 (75%)
Black or African American 166 (8%)
Hispanic 163 (8%)
Two or more races 110 (5%)
Asian 52 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 16 (0.8%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 12 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,605/year
Average aid awarded
$28,368
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $17,992
$30-48K $16,418
$48-75K $19,493
$75-110K $23,419
$110K+ $27,383

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $37,720$12,240
Tuition in-state $37,720$12,240
Tuition out-of-state $37,720$12,240
Fee in-district $226
Fee in-state $226
Fee out-of-state $226

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,898
Combined charge for room and board $13,370
Room charge $7,500
Meal charge $5,870

Berry College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 24 25
Zoology & Animal Biology 47
Psychology, General 42
Curriculum and Instruction 41
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 37
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other 29
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 23
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 19
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 19
Biochemistry 17
Accounting 13
Environmental Science 13
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 13
Political Science and Government, General 12
Mathematics, General 12
Business & Managerial Economics 11
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 9
Finance, General 7
History, General 6
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 6
Music Performance, General 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Physics, General 4
English Language and Literature, General 4
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 4
Sustainability Studies 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies, General 4
Social Sciences, General 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Creative Writing 3
Theatre & Theatre Arts Management 3
Physics, Other 2
Music Management 2
Music, General 2
International Relations and Affairs 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 1
French Language and Literature 1
Art & Art Studies, General 1
German Language and Literature 1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Grand Total 414 66
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 70% 63% 75%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,036
Citations
25,777

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
317 / 7,498
Biology
162 / 5,386
Psychology
146 / 7,163
Medicine
133 / 2,946
Business
132 / 6,775
Environmental Science
98 / 3,290
Economics
82 / 840
Computer Science
79 / 3,845
Mathematics
75 / 1,017
Sociology
75 / 2,900
Art & Design
66 / 701
Demography
54 / 1,927
Chemistry
52 / 752
Ecology
50 / 2,661
Social Psychology
49 / 1,819
Political Science
49 / 518
Physics
47 / 1,325
Child Psychology
46 / 2,716
Engineering
46 / 464
Math Teachers
38 / 344
History
34 / 111
Law
33 / 210
Education Majors
25 / 423
Zoology
25 / 895
Communications and Public Relations
24 / 2,419
Genetics
24 / 793
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
23 / 7
Anatomy and Physiology
23 / 1,213
Classics and Ancient History
23 / 24
Philosophy
23 / 16
Literature
21 / 36
Cognitive Science
20 / 1,053
Marketing
20 / 1,768
Organic Chemistry
20 / 386
Health Science
18 / 99
Political Economy
18 / 78
Management
17 / 896
Media Studies
16 / 294
Public Policy / Administration
16 / 271
Finance
16 / 302

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 28
1992 10 29
1993 10 75
1994 16 63
1995 8 113
1996 12 98
1997 22 164
1998 23 254
1999 24 296
2000 32 314
2001 32 381
2002 48 493
2003 31 675
2004 42 811
2005 41 937
2006 35 1089
2007 27 1198
2008 29 1384
2009 38 1462
2010 36 1406
2011 41 1446
2012 48 1646
2013 58 1756
2014 52 1651
2015 51 1730
2016 65 1618
2017 57 1523
2018 75 1443
2019 72 1628
2020 70 1870
2021 71 1991

Notable alumni

  1. Collin McHugh

    Collin McHugh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Collin Alexander McHugh is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the New York Mets, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. Listed at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and 191 pounds (87 kg), he throws and bats right-handed.

  2. Rosalind Picard

    Rosalind Picard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineeruniversity teacherartificial intelligence researcher
    Biography

    Rosalind Wright Picard is an American scholar and inventor who is Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Lab, and co-founder of the startups Affectiva and Empatica. In 2005, she was named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for contributions to image and video analysis and affective computing. In 2019 she received one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer, election to the National Academy of Engineering for her contributions on affective computing and wearable computing.

  3. Ray Rodrigues

    Ray Rodrigues
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Raymond Wesley Rodrigues is a Republican member of the Florida Senate, representing parts of Lee County since 2020. Previously, he served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing southern and coastal Lee County from 2012 to 2020. His campaign website describes him as conservative.

  4. Eddie Deloach

    Eddie Deloach
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Eddie W. DeLoach is an American businessman and politician who served as the 66th mayor of Savannah, Georgia. Prior to running for mayor in the 2015 election, DeLoach served as a commissioner for Chatham County's 7th District from 1992 to 2000. He earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from Berry College.

  5. Heather Willauer

    Heather Willauer
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Heather D. Willauer is an American analytical chemist and inventor working in Washington, D.C., at the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). Leading a research team, Willauer has patented a method for removing dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) from seawater, in parallel with hydrogen (H2) recovered by conventional water electrolysis. Willauer is also searching to improve the catalysts required to enable a continuous Fischer–Tropsch process to recombine carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen gases into complex hydrocarbon liquids to synthesize jet fuel for Navy aircraft.

  6. Grant Henry

    Grant Henry
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Grant Henry aka Sister Louisa is an American former divinity student, artist and businessman based in Atlanta, Georgia, best known for his artwork and installations created under the auspice of his alter ego "Sister Louisa" and for being the proprietor of the popular Atlanta bar, Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium.

  7. Annie Antón

    Annie Antón
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Annie Antón is an academic and researcher in the fields of computer science, mathematical logic, and bioinformatics.

  8. Vincent L. Griffith

    Vincent L. Griffith
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Vincent L. Griffith is the former director of Defense Logistics Agency operations, served over thirty years in United States Navy at various posts such as commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command, Global Logistics Support, and later, director of DLA Aviation, commanding officer of the United States Fleet Forces Command for Norfolk, Virginia, and rear admiral in the U.S. navy before his retirement to the service in 2017. Government of United States conferred numerous awards upon Vincent, including Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medals, and five Commendation Medals.

General info

Founded 1902
Motto Not to be Ministered Unto but to Minister
Colors blue, silver
Academic Calendar August to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff 525
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, Georgia, 30149
United States
Phone 7062325374
Fax +1 (706) 236 2248

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