Berry College

Private, Four-years School Located in Mount Berry, GA

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How much is the Berry tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Berry's tuition & fees is $40,416.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $57,530 when a student lives on-campus.

Berry Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$40,416
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$13,890
On-campus Expenses$2,224
Off-campus Room & Board$10,982
Off-campus Expenses$4,084
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$39,150

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Berry for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $172,624 at Berry. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $239,874. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $112,840.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$41,483$57,872$27,345
Sophomore (2024-25)$42,579$59,247$27,913
Junior (2025-26)$43,704$60,656$28,494
Senior (2026-27)$44,858$62,099$29,088
4 Years Total$172,624$239,874$112,840
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$42,579$59,247$27,913
Sophomore (2025-26)$43,704$60,656$28,494
Junior (2026-27)$44,858$62,099$29,088
Senior (2027-28)$46,043$63,577$29,695
4 Years Total$177,184$245,579$115,190
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$43,704$60,656$28,494
Sophomore (2026-27)$44,858$62,099$29,088
Junior (2027-28)$46,043$63,577$29,695
Senior (2028-29)$47,259$65,092$30,315
4 Years Total$181,864$251,424$117,592
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$44,858$62,099$29,088
Sophomore (2027-28)$46,043$63,577$29,695
Junior (2028-29)$47,259$65,092$30,315
Senior (2029-30)$48,507$66,644$30,948
4 Years Total$186,667$257,413$120,045
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$46,043$63,577$29,695
Sophomore (2028-29)$47,259$65,092$30,315
Junior (2029-30)$48,507$66,644$30,948
Senior (2030-31)$49,788$68,235$31,596
4 Years Total$191,597$263,549$122,553

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Berry' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $19,537.
In-StateOut-of-State
Berry College$40,416
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Berry and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Berry CollegeMount Berry, GA$40,416$12,960
Stephens CollegeColumbia, MO$28,200$9,900
Eastern Nazarene CollegeQuincy, MA$28,610$11,373
Drury UniversitySpringfield, MO$35,235$8,115
Metropolitan State University of DenverDenver, CO$29,503$12,714
Florida Southern CollegeLakeland, FL$42,360$18,480
Ithaca CollegeIthaca, NY$50,510$28,601
Southern Oregon UniversityAshland, OR$30,723$19,779
Saint Martin's UniversityLacey, WA$44,210$16,252
University of the SouthwestHobbs, NM$16,670$23,364
Montana State University BillingsBillings, MT$21,347$23,781

Financial Aid and COA

At Berry College, 2,163 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $29,742.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Berry is $27,788 for students living on-campus and $26,740 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 729 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $29,670 and the average amount of student loans is $7,353.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$57,530
COA (off-campus)$56,482
Tuition & Fees$40,416
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,114
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$16,066
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$27,788
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,740
Average Financial Aid$29,742
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,163100%$29,742
Pell Grants55025%$4,943
Federal Student Loan90742%$5,985
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid729100%-
Grants or Scholarships729100%$29,670
Federal Grants20027%$5,288
Pell Grants20027%$4,896
Other Federal Grants416%$1,914
State/Local Grants52772%$5,152
Institutional Grants729100%$24,495
Student Loan Aid32444%$7,353
Federal Student Loans32144%$5,205
Other Student Loans7110%$10,026

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Berry's acceptance rate is 69.90%. A total of 5,249 applicants applied to and 3,669 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 729 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 19.87%.
To apply to Berry, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants5,2491,916$3,333
Admitted3,6691,197$2,472
Enrolled729260$469
Acceptance Rate69.90%62.47%74.17%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)19.87%21.72%18.97%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Berry. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,218 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 27.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,2181,1201,316
National Average1,168
Georgia Average1,112
SAT EBRW634590678
SAT Math584530638
ACT Composite272430
National Average24
Georgia Average22
ACT Math252228
ACT English282432

Student Population

Berry College has a total of 2,360 students including 2,243 undergraduate and 117 graduate students. By gender, there are 825 male students and 1,478 female students attending Berry. The school offers online degree programs and 73 students enrolled online exclusively (3.09% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,303 8251,478
Undergraduate2,172 7891,383
Graduate131 3695

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, GA
Phone706-232-5374
WEBwww.berry.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered45 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered3 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate66.31%
Yield16.94%
Student Population2,360
Graduation Rate64%
Retention Rate83%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties159 (Full-time), 49 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs505 (Full-time), 63 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$78,885
Average Staff Salary$55,805