Photo of Berkeley College students studying. Photo of Berkeley College students studying. mobile image

At a Glance

New York Campus

New York City (Midtown Manhattan)

New Jersey Campuses

Newark
Woodbridge
Woodland Park

Online

Berkeley College Online® 

Facts

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

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

Enrollment*
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

Diversity*

Undergraduate
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

Graduate
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.

Academics

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.)
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Degree Programs**

  • B.F.A., 3D Digital Visualization
  • A.A.S. and B.B.A., Accounting
  • B.S., Business Data Science
    • The B.S. in Business Data Science offers concentrations in Artificial Intelligence and Business Analytics.
  • A.A.S. and B.B.A., Fashion Merchandising and Management
  • A.A.S. and B.B.A., Financial Services
  • B.B.A., General Business
  • B.F.A., Graphic Design
  • A.A.S., Health Sciences
    •  The A.A.S., in Health Sciences offers specializations in Patient Care Technician and Surgical Processing Technician.
  • A.A.S., Health Services Administration
  • A.A.S., Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
  • B.B.A., Health Services Management
  • A.A.S. and B.S., Information Technology Management
  • A.A.S. and B.F.A., Interior Design
  • A.A.S., A.S. and B.S., International Business
  • A.A.S. and B.S., Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
    • The B.S. in Justice Studies-Criminal Justice offers concentrations in Cybersecurity, Homeland Security, Investigations and Security, Police Studies, Social Justice, and Social Welfare.
  • A.A.S. and B.S., Legal Studies
  • A.A.S. and B.B.A., Management
  • M.B.A., Management
    • The M.B.A. in Management offers concentrations in Accounting, Financial Management, Healthcare Management, Human Resources Management, and Supply Chain Management.
  • M.S.N., Master of Science in Nursing
    • The M.S.N. offers specializations in Family Nurse Practitioner, Leadership and Management, Nurse Educator, and Public Health and Emergency Management.
  • A.A.S. and B.B.A., Marketing Communications
  • A.A.S., Medical Assistant
  • B.S., National Security
    • The B.S. in National Security offers concentrations in Critical Infrastructure, Information Security, Intelligence, and Public-Private Partnerships.
  • B.S.N., Nursing (LPN to B.S.N.)
  • A.A.S., Surgical Technology

Certificate Programs**

  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Practical Nurse
  • Surgical Processing Technician

Continuing Education Certificate and Training Programs

  • Advanced Paralegal
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Business Analytics
  • Compliance
  • Core Paralegal
  • Digital and Social Media
  • EKG Technician Training 
  • Elective Paralegal
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Homeland Security
  • Human Resource Management
  • Import/Export Management
  • Information Systems Management
  • Interior Design
  • Legal Nurse Consulting
  • Medical Administrative Assistant 
  • Medical Scribe
  • Phlebotomy Technician Training 
  • Police Studies
  • Project Management
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Security Guard/Officer Training
  • Social Justice and Welfare
  • Supply Chain Management

Continuing Education Graduate Certificates

  • Accounting 
  • Financial Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Supply Chain Management

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

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
Berkeley College Bachelor Grant
Berkeley College Grant
Berkeley College Graduation Assistance Program
Berkeley College Surgical Technology Completion Scholarship
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

Federal
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

International students and ESL

Through a partnership with Rennert International, Berkeley College offers international and domestic students the opportunity to improve their English skills in preparation for collegiate-level academics. Located at the New York City campus, Rennert International can help students gain full or conditional acceptance to Berkeley and help prepare them for life in the United States.

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 provides Yellow Ribbon grants to all eligible recipients. Berkeley College has partnered with the Department of Defense for all Military Tuition Assistance programs. The Military TA rate is extended to Active Duty, National Guard, Reserves, and their spouses for all degree programs including the M.B.A. We operate Veterans Resource Centers at four 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 and is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC).

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Berkeley College is proud to support a diverse student body. The Berkeley College Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Committee actively cultivates and sustains education focused on inclusiveness, equity, accessibility, and belonging. Berkeley College recognizes that all persons – including, but not limited to, all races, genders, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, ages, family structures, and religious affiliations – have equal access to education, training, employment, mentorship, advancement, and critical decision-making opportunities at the College.

Career Services
Many 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 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, 1007 North Orange Street 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801; 267-284-5011. 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, 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA; 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).

Effective January 11, 2022, the Woodbridge campus is not approved by the ARC/STSA as a satellite location. Students who matriculated or completed the Surgical Technology program offered at the Woodbridge campus before January 11, 2022, will be graduates of a CAAHEP-accredited program and eligible to participate in the CST exam. Effective January 1, 2022, Berkeley College is not accepting new students in the Surgical Technology program offered at the Woodbridge campus.

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 

Rankings

  • America's Best Online Learning Schools, 2022 – Newsweek and Statista
  • 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, 2014-2022  U.S. News & World Report
  • Best Online Bachelor's Program  Business, 2021-2022  U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 1% in Overall Mobility Index – New York; Top 4% – New Jersey, 2017 – The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • USDLA/Quality Standards Certification, 2013-2020, recertified 2021 – United States Distance Learning Association

Military

  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, 2014-2022 – 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

Service/Community

  • Member Award for Excellence, 2019 – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  • Impressive Good Works, Champion of Good Works, Companies That Care, 2014-2018, 2020 and 2022 – 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

Workplace

  • 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.