Berea College

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)



The surveyor’s experience came some 20 years after the Rev. John G. Fee started a one-room school in 1855 that eventually would become Berea College. Fee, a native of Bracken County, Ky., was a scholar of strong moral character, dedication, determination and great faith. He believed in a school that would be an advocate of equality and excellence in education for men and women of all races.


Berea’s educational experience provides students the knowledge and skills to successfully navigate the world. Berea provides a stimulating and challenging environment. Whether in the classroom, attending a Convocation, interning, studying abroad or linking labor with academic goals, the educational experience is truly like no other. Students have experiential learning opportunities in and out of the classroom:

  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees are offered in 32 majors. There are also select professional programs, independent, student-designed majors and a dual-degree engineering program.
  • 15 teacher education programs.
  • 16 national and international honor societies.


We offer professional human resource services to the College community. Our Department’s mission is to improve, implement and sustain programs and processes that add value to the College and its employees. Our goal is to assist our leaders in identifying, hiring, developing, and supporting people who are dedicated to the success of the College and its students. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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Housing services

In the residence halls, students learn perhaps the most important lesson of all: how to live comfortably with others within a spectrum of the world’s cultures.

Library services

Hutchins Library provides resources and services appropriate for an undergraduate, liberal arts college to meet the educational, professional, and recreational needs of students, faculty, and staff.

ICT services

Information Systems and Services (IS&S) is the collective name of Berea College’s Information Technology department.

  • Laptop Support
  • Wireless Access
  • Using Public Printers
  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
  • E-Mail Access from Mobile Devices
  • Banner Support
  • VoiceMail Instructions
  • Bereabox
  • Work at home software (WAH) instructions
  • Faculty & Staff Laptop Information
  • Classroom Media Support

Medical services

Berea College Counseling Services attempts to meet the personal and developmental needs of individual students. Licensed professional counselors assist students with difficulties in an unbiased and objective way.

Student Life

Campus life

The City of Berea (population 15,000) is 35 miles south of Lexington, where Kentucky’s Bluegrass region meets the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. Kentucky’s legislature designated Berea the “Folk Arts and Crafts Capital of Kentucky.” The College is located near the center of town and is easily accessible by car from I-75. Driving time from Louisville, Kentucky; Knoxville, Tennessee; or Cincinnati, Ohio is about two hours. Commercial airline service is available in Lexington.

Student clubs

More than 60 student clubs and organizations enhance student life.


Berea College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees.

Student Reviews

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I like that university beacuse best education to study abroad

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My study is quite good I have a passion for Law and political science. I have a good understanding and I aim to become a political leader to serve my country. One problem is that I am an orphan and I am talking charge of myself so it's is very heavy for to get away with titution fees.

Fun times
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

My experience at my college was good.

Berea, Kentucky, United States


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