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At a Glance

New York Campuses

New York City (Midtown Manhattan)
White Plains

New Jersey Campuses

Newark
Paramus
Woodbridge
Woodland Park

Online

Berkeley College Online® 

Facts

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

Admissions
Berkeley College admits students on a semester basis for the fall, winter, and spring terms.

Enrollment*
More than 5,700 students (including more than 300 international students, representing over 50 countries).

3% Master’s degrees
50% Bachelor’s degrees
42% Associate’s degrees
4% Certificates
1% Non-matriculated

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

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

Diversity*

Undergraduate
Ethnicity: 32% Hispanic, 18% African-American, 7% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 40% Other or unknown
International: 5%
Gender: 68% Female, 32% Male
Age: 39% 22 and under, 30% 23 to 29, 19% 30 to 39, 11% 40 and above

Graduate
Ethnicity:22% Hispanic, 20% African-American, 26% Caucasian, 3% Asian, 29% Other or unknown
International: 7%
Gender: 65% Female, 35% Male
Age: 6% 22 and under, 34% 23 to 29, 38% 30 to 39, 23% 40 and above

In the 2019 award year, 68.23% of full-time enrolled students received Federal Pell Grants.

Academics

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

Certificate Programs**
Interior Design
Medical Assistant
Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
Paralegal
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.

Schools
Larry L. Luing School of Business®
School of Health Studies
School of Professional Studies
School of Liberal Arts
School of Graduate Studies

Financial Aid

Berkeley College Institutional Aid
More than $47 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2018-2019 award year.

Achievement Award
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Associate’s to Bachelor’s Degree Grant
Corporate Learning Partnership Scholarship
DECA/FBLA/HOSA Scholarship 
Distinction Scholarship 
Graphic Design Scholarship 
Honors Scholarship
Graduation Incentive Program
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
Berkeley College TAP Grant
Berkeley College TAG
Berkeley College Dreamers TAG
Berkeley College Dreamers TAP
Berkeley College ETA Match
Transfer Opportunity Program Grant (T.O.P. Grant)
Bachelor Grant
Yellow Ribbon Grant
Need-Based Grant
International Need-Based Grant
Residence Grant

Workforce Match
White Plains Campus Residence Grant

Federal
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Direct Base Stafford Loan (FDSL)
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan (FDUSL)
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
Social Security Benefits

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, 2014-2019 – U.S. 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).

More than 3,100 students enrolled in at least one online class in fall 2019.

Twenty-four percent of students enrolled in fall 2019 are earning their undergraduate degrees entirely through Berkeley College Online®.

Fifty-seven percent of students in the School of Graduate Studies are pursuing a Master of Business Administration in Management degree online.

Military

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 is a member of the Yellow Ribbon program. Berkeley College also 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.

Athletics 
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).

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 College graduates are eligible for lifetime career assistance.***

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, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763 727-210-2350; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; www.caahep.org, upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA).

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, as well as by the state of each student’s residence.

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

Awards and Recognitions 

Rankings

  • Top 1% in Overall Mobility Index – New York; Top 4% – New Jersey, 2017 – The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, 2014-2019 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Open Doors Report, 2017-2018, Berkeley College – New York ranked 13th in international student enrollment under “Special Focus” institutions
  • Return on Investment (ROI), 2013 – The ROI of a degree from Berkeley College – New York outperformed 96% of U.S. colleges and universities in a study by PayScale, Inc.
  • USDLA/Quality Standards Certification, 2013-2019 – United States Distance Learning Association

Military

  • Best Online Programs for Veterans, 2014-2019 – 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, 2014-2015 and 2017-2020 – Military Times
  • Best of the Best, 2014-2015 and 2017-2018 – U.S. Veterans Magazine
  • Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 and 2016 – G.I. Jobs
  • Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 – Military Advanced Education
  • Best for Vets, Online and Nontraditional, 2013 – Military Times

Service/Community

  • Member Award for Excellence, 2019 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Partnership in Caring Award, 2018 – Healing the Children® New Jersey
  • Excellence in Community Service, 2018 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Impressive Good Works, Champion of Good Works, Companies That Care, 2014-2018 – Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
  • Great Oak Awards Finalist, 2015-2017– New Jersey Monthly
  • New Good Neighbor Award, 2008 and 2016 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, 2014 (New York), 2015 (New York and New Jersey)
  • Patriot Award, 2014 – Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
  • Appreciation Award, 2014 – Paramus Cultural Arts Council, Borough of Paramus, and Paramus Library
  • Harold Fitzpatrick Community Leadership Award, 2012 – African-American Men of Westchester, and The Business Council of Westchester
  • Hall of Fame, 2011 – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes

Workplace

  • Well-Being Award, 2019 – Cigna Corporation
  • Best Practices, 2016-2018 – Commerce and Industry Association
  • of New Jersey
  • Best Companies to Work for in New York State (NYS), 2008 and 2010-2011 – NYS Society for Human Resource Management, and the Best Companies Group
  • Outstanding Employer, 2010 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association

 

*As of fall 2019. 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.

***While the college is in operation

 

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.