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At a Glance

New York Campuses

New York City (Midtown Manhattan)

New Jersey Campuses

Woodland Park


Berkeley College Online® 


Berkeley College empowers students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.

Berkeley College operates on a semester calendar with fall, winter, and spring terms.

More than 4,000 students (including more than 380 international students, representing 50 countries)

3% Master’s degrees
56% Bachelor’s degrees
32% Associate’s degrees
4% Certificates
4% Non-matriculated

Top programs of study (Bachelor’s degree only):
Justice Studies – Criminal Justice; Health Services Management; Management; Nursing (LPN to B.S.N.); Fashion Merchandising and Management; Accounting; Legal Studies; Marketing Communications; General Business; Information Technology Management; Graphic Design; Interior Design; International Business; Financial Services; Business Data Science; National Security; 3D Digital Visualization

Top programs of study (Associate’s degree only): 
Management; Justice Studies – Criminal Justice; Health Services Administration; Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding; Medical Assistant; Surgical Technology; Information Technology Management; Accounting; Fashion Merchandising and Management; Marketing Communications; Legal Studies; Health Sciences; Interior Design; International Business; Financial Services


Ethnicity: 34% Hispanic, 13% African American, 7% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 44% Other or unknown
International: 7%
Gender: 71% Female, 29% Male
Age: 36% 22 and under, 29% 23 to 29, 22% 30 to 39, 13% 40 and above

Ethnicity: 26% Hispanic, 20% African American, 13% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 39% Other or unknown
International: 9%
Gender: 73% Female, 27% Male
Age: 10% 22 and under, 27% 23 to 29, 39% 30 to 39, 23% 40 and above

In the 2021 award year, 61.70% of full-time enrolled students received Federal Pell Grants.


Degree Programs**
3D Digital Visulaization
Business Data Science
Fashion Merchandising and Management
Financial Services
General Business
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Health Services Administration
Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
Health Services Management
Information Technology Management
Interior Design
International Business
Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Legal Studies
M.B.A., Management
Marketing Communications
Medical Assistant
National Security
Nursing (LPN to B.S.N.)
Surgical Technology

Certificate Programs**
Medical Assistant
Patient Care Technician
Practical Nurse
Surgical Processing Technician

Degrees Offered
Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Associate in Science (A.S.)
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

B.B.A. to M.B.A. Combined Degree Option
Qualified students have the option to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Management within four years.

Larry L. Luing School of Business®
School of Health Studies
School of Professional Studies

Continuing Education Programs
Clinical and Surgical Office Procedures
EKG Technician Training 
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Endoscopic Reprocessing
Homeland Security
Interior Design
Legal Nurse Consulting
Medical Administrative Assistant 
Medical Emergencies and Electrocardiography
Medical Scribe 
Phlebotomy Technician Training 
Police Studies
Public-Private Partnerships
Social Justice and Welfare
Specimen Collection and Procedures

Financial Aid

Berkeley College Institutional Aid
More than $40 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2020-2021 award year.

Achievement Award
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Associate’s to Bachelor’s Degree Grant
Bachelor Grant
Berkeley College Grant
Corporate Learning Partnership 
DECA/FBLA/HOSA Scholarship 
Distinction Scholarship
Graduation Incentive Program
Graphic Design Scholarship
Honors Scholarship
Interior Design Scholarship
International Achievement Award
International Honors Scholarship
Law Enforcement Scholarship 
Military Tuition Assistance Grant 
NJCECA Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Power of ONE New Student Referral Program Grant
Presidential Scholarship
Transfer Opportunity Program Grant (T.O.P. Grant)
Union 3+1 Scholarship
Workforce Match
Woodland Park Scholarship
Yellow Ribbon Grant

2020 Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF)
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Direct Base Stafford Loan (FDSL)
Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan (FDSL)
Federal Direct Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (FDPLUS)
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Federal Work Study (FWS)
Veterans' Benefits
Federal Aid to Native Americans

New York State
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
Dreamers TAP
Enhanced Tuition Award (ETA)

New Jersey State
Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG)
Dreamers TAG
Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship II (STARS II)
Governor’s Urban Scholarship Program

Online Learning

Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, 2014-2021 – U.S. News & World Report.

Best Online Bachelor’s Programs Business, 2021 – News & World Report.

Berkeley College Online® was one of the first college or university online programs worldwide to be certified for excellence by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

All Berkeley students enrolled in fall 2020 are studying online or through a combination of on-site and online classes.


Berkeley College has a longstanding commitment to the welfare and success of military students, veterans, and their families. Berkeley College supports the Post-9/11 GI Bill, and provides Yellow Ribbon to all recipients. Berkeley College has partnered with the Department of Defense for all Military Tuition Assistance programs and operates Veterans Resource Centers at six campuses and online.

Berkeley College also adheres to the terms of Executive Order 13607, The Principles of Excellence, and supports the United States Department of Education’s 8 Keys to Veterans’ Success.

Student Services

Berkeley College students have access to a wide range of career-oriented academic programs, computer training, Library Services, Centers for Academic Success, Academic Advisement, Career Services, and a Student Development and Campus Life Department.

Berkeley College provides full-time students opportunities to compete in intercollegiate athletics. Berkeley College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC).

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
The formation of the Berkeley College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force in July 2020 has resulted in the implementation of a number of initiatives to advance equity. They include the observance of Juneteenth as an official college holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States, and a Campus Climate Survey to gain feedback from faculty, staff and students on prominent DEI issues.

Career Services
Berkeley College students benefit from faculty-monitored internships, practicums, or job-related assignments prior to graduation. The Career Services Department assists students in securing full-time or part-time employment and volunteer opportunities. Career counselors are available in each major to help students with resume writing and interview coaching, preparation, scheduling, and digital identity. Berkeley College hosts career fairs and campus recruitment days throughout the year. Berkeley graduates receive free career assistance.*

*Continuing education programs are not eligible.

Accreditations and Approvals

Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000. Accreditation was last reaffirmed in June 2018. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Berkeley College is authorized by the Secretary of Higher Education of the State of New Jersey to offer programs in New Jersey leading to the degrees of Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.).

Berkeley College also offers Certificate programs.

Berkeley College is authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to offer programs in New York leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.).

All Berkeley College programs of study are approved for veterans and their eligible dependents under the GI Bill, and Berkeley College is an approved participant of the Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon program. The College is also certified to enroll foreign students under the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).

Programs offered through the Larry L. Luing School of Business® are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education, 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; 616-458-0400; www.accredit-id.org.

The LPN to B.S.N. program is accredited, and the Practical Nurse program is approved, by the New Jersey Board of Nursing, 124 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ 07102; 973-504-6430; www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/default.aspx.

The Medical Assistant certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 – 113th Street North, #7709, Seminole, FL  33775; 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

The Surgical Technology program at the Woodland Park campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 9355 – 113th Street North, #7709, Seminole, FL  33775; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

The Surgical Technology program offered at the Woodbridge campus has a site visit scheduled for pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org). This step in the process is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted.

Berkeley College Online® has been awarded USDLA/Quality Standards certification by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

Online programs are subject to regulation by New Jersey and/or New York.

Approval documents are available for review upon request to the Provost’s Office.

Awards and Recognitions 


  • Best Regional Colleges in the North, 2021-2022 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Top Performer on Social Mobility, 2022 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Online Bachelor's Program, 2014-2021  U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Online Bachelor's Program  Business, 2021  U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 1% in Overall Mobility Index – New York; Top 4% – New Jersey, 2017 – The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • Open Doors Report, 2018-2019, Berkeley College – New York ranked 14th in international student enrollment under “Special Focus” institutions
  • USDLA/Quality Standards Certification, 2013-2020, recertified 2021 – United States Distance Learning Association


  • Best Online Programs for Veterans, 2014-2021 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Top School, 2015, 2017 and 2018 – Military Advanced Education & Transition
  • Military Friendly® Top 10 Nontraditional School, 2017 – Victory Media
  • Military Friendly® Top 10 Spouse School, 2017 – Victory Media
  • Best for Vets: Four-year Colleges, 2017-2020 – Military Times
  • Best of the Best, 2014-2015 and 2017-2020 – U.S. Veterans Magazine


  • Member Award for Excellence, 2019 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Impressive Good Works, Champion of Good Works, Companies That Care, 2014-2018, 2020 – Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
  • Partnership in Caring Award, 2018 – Healing the Children® New Jersey
  • Excellence in Community Service, 2018 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Great Oak Awards Finalist, 2015-2017– New Jersey Monthly
  • New Good Neighbor Award, 2008 and 2016 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association


  • Well-Being Award, 2019-2021 – Cigna Corporation
  • Best Practices, 2016-2018 – Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey

*As of fall 2021. Due to rounding, total may not equal 100%. 

**Not all programs and courses are offered at all campuses. Students may be required to take some courses at another campus or online.

Berkeley College reserves the right to add, discontinue, or modify its programs and policies at any time. Modifications subsequent to the original publication of this document may not be reflected here. For up-to-date and detailed information, please visit BerkeleyCollege.edu and view our catalogs at BerkeleyCollege.edu/publications.

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