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Berry College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

Berry College, is a privately owned Christian, liberal arts college, located in Mount Berry Georgia. For fall 2018 session the college received 3,970 applications for UG programs. The acceptance rate for this term was 66%. 1936 students of the total accepted students enrolled with the college.

It offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to students in the fields of arts, music, business, science, and education. The academic sessions begin in Fall and Spring seasons, with a few courses in Summers as well.

  • The students seeking admission to undergraduate courses can apply through the Berry College Application or the Common Application. PG applicants can apply through Berry College Application
  • ACT and SAT scores are required for admission to the institute.
  • International students have to obtain minimum TOEFL or IELTS scores to be considered for application.


Application PortalUG: Berry College Application or Common Application
PG: Berry College Application
Application FeeNo fee
Mode of PaymentOnline/Off-line/In person
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsFall and Spring season
SAT/ACT Scores(UG)Required
Average SAT Score1210 (out of 1600)
GRE/GMAT Scores(PG)Required
Financial AidGrants, loans, work-study, and Scholarships

Berry College Admissions Deadline

The full-time academic session at Berry College begins in the Fall and Spring semesters. The application deadlines are mentioned below:

Application TypeDeadline
Early DecisionNov 1
Early ActionNov 1
Regular DecisionRolling Admissions

International students are advised to start the admission process 9-12 months before the start date of the desired program so as to complete all admission procedures within the stipulated time frame.

Berry College International Students Admissions

The admissions process for international applicants is similar to the resident applicants. International applicants are required to submit additional documents for admissions. The additional processes and requirements for international applicants are mentioned below:

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official transcripts
  • Essay
  • Writing sample
  • SAT/ACT scores
  • Proof of Financial statement for visa eligibility form.
  • English Proficiency Test score to be sent directly from the Testing agency to Berry College.
  • Official transcripts must be notarized or stamped by the secondary institution of the applicant to be certified as an acceptable copy of results.

English Proficiency Test Score:

English language proficiency scores are required for admission at Berry College. There are no minimum score requirements for the ELP tests. The tests accepted at the college are IELTS/TOEFL/SAT/ACT.

Visa Requirements for International Students

After the student is selected for admission and has paid for enrolment, the university will email the Certificate of Eligibility for a Student Visa (Form I-20 A/B). Once received, all the details should be checked carefully. Following documents are required to be submitted for completing the visa process.

  1. Completed non-immigration visa application form (DS-156) with passport size photo.
  2. A valid passport.
  3. Receipt of visa application fee.
  4. Evidence of SEVIS fee payment (I-901 receipt).
  5. Additional documents: Academic Transcript(s), scores of any standardized tests taken, financial statement(FSA-4)

Berry College Undergraduate Admissions

At Berry College, there are a variety of programs for undergraduates to apply for. The general undergraduate admission process is given below.

Where to apply: Berry College Application or Common Application

Academic requirements:

  • High School Transcripts
  • English Proficiency Test score for International students
  • ACT/SAT scores
    • SAT code: 5059
    • ACT code: 0798
  • Letters of Recommendation from School counselors or teachers
  • Writing samples
  • Authorized financial statement
  • Proof of financial support
  • Copy of passport and Visa, for international students

Berry College Graduate Admissions

78 graduate applicants enrolled with the college for pursuing programs in Business and Education. Admission requirements for some specific programs are mentioned below:

CourseApplication PortalApplication DeadlineAcademic Requirements
MBA AccountancyUniversity WebsiteRolling AdmissionsGMAT/GRE scores; Official Transcripts; 2 LOR; Personal Statement; Resume; 2 years of work experience
Master of Business AdministrationUniversity WebsiteRolling AdmissionsGMAT/GRE scores; Official Transcripts; 2 LOR; Personal Statement; Resume; 2 years of work experience
Education Leadership (M. Ed)University WebsiteRolling AdmissionsOfficial Transcripts; GRE Scores; Writing samples.

GRE/GMAT scores are required for application to graduate programs at Berry College. Berry College is considered to be moderately selective. Hence, it is advisable for applicants to fill out their applications with the utmost scrutiny to ensure chances of admission.

Admission decisions are released as and when the applications are reviewed, post submission. Early decision applications are binding, and the notification release begins by Dec 1. For early action and regular decision applicants, notifications begin by Dec 15.

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