Nationally recognized for academic excellence and extraordinary value, Berry is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students. For more than a century the College has offered a comprehensive liberal arts education that balances intellectual exploration, practical learning and character development.
Berry College is a comprehensive liberal-arts college with Christian values. The college furthers our students’ intellectual, moral and spiritual growth; proffers lessons that are gained from worthwhile work done well; and challenges them to devote their learning to community and civic betterment. Berry emphasizes an educational program committed to high academic standards, values based on Christian principles, practical work experience and community service in a distinctive environment of natural beauty. It is Berry’s goal to make an excellent private liberal-arts education accessible to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.
Located on the world's largest contiguous college campus, Berry College (Mount Berry, GA) spans more than 27,000 acres of woodlands, meadows and streams, offering 2,100 undergraduates more than 80 miles of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.
Through small classes enabled by an impressive 12:1 student to faculty ratio, Berry emphasizes the liberal arts, high academic standards, values based on Christian principles and community service in a distinctive environment of natural beauty. Victory Lake Campground is in the heart of the campus. The Kilpatrick Commons area, adjacent to campus dining, provides outdoor seating with a view of waterfalls. Movies shot at Berry include "Remember the Titans" and "Sweet Home Alabama."
Located halfway between Atlanta & Chattanooga, Berry has emphasized meaningful work experience as a key component of the educational experience for more than a century. As the nation’s premier on-campus work program, Berry guarantees all students a paid position every semester, regardless of academic major or financial situation. There are more than 300 different types of jobs available.
Berry attracts students from 35 states and 13 countries. 95 percent of professors hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Students are offered 47 majors plus two dual-degree programs -- engineering with the Georgia Institute of Technology and nursing with Emory University.