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Be curious

High School Graduates

Be adventurous.

As a recent or soon-to-be high school graduate, you have your whole future in front of you. And that’s exactly what Berkeley College can prepare you for. Everything we do is designed to help you achieve professional and personal success. There are more than 1,500 Berkeley College associates—administration, faculty, and staff—focused on helping you reach your full potential. And we hope you’ll take the time to learn why Berkeley College is the perfect fit for so many students.

Be wise.

Choosing a college is an important decision. Be sure to consider your long-term goals when evaluating whether or not a school is right for you. At Berkeley, our programs are designed to give you the skills you’ll need to succeed in the real world. You’ll learn in small classes, where you’ll get personal attention from supportive professors who’ve been chosen for both academic excellence and professional experience in the subjects they teach. They share their firsthand knowledge to prepare you for your career.

Be flexible.

Berkeley makes it easy to balance an excellent education with your family, work, and other commitments. You can study full- or part-time, days or evenings/weekends, and on site (at our seven NY and NJ campuses) or online. Housing is available at our White Plains, NY campus. Many students combine on-site and online classes. You can read more about our Flexible Program Options.

Be ready.

Every course of study includes an internship, practicum, or job-related assignment where you’ll be able to apply what you’ve learned in a professional setting. This can give you valuable experience that can be a tremendous advantage when beginning a career. You’ll also work closely with your Advisor and with Career Services throughout your time at Berkeley.

Be engaged.

While studies come first at Berkeley College, you'll also have the opportunity to engage in a variety of extracurricular activities. There’s always something going on—parties, clubs (social, academic, service, and more), athletics, trips (New York City theaters, museums, and business field trips are just a few of the many destinations), Berkeley strives to offer a vibrant campus life that appeals to the interests of every student.

Ready to apply?

To be considered for admission, the following information must be submitted:

  • Certification of high school graduation or the equivalent
  • An application for admission, and a non-refundable $50 application fee
  • In evaluating candidates, the Committee on Admissions takes into consideration your individual interests, your motivation to succeed in a chosen profession, and prior academic achievement. Basic requirements for admission include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and an entrance exam or SAT/ACT scores.
  • A personal interview is strongly recommended
  • Official high school transcript(s)e-transcript(s) need to be emailed to and

Additional Resources

Berkeley By The Numbers


in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2018-2019 award year


including more than 350 international students representing over 50 countries (not included in these figures are over 150 international students, representing 5 countries, attending as part of a J1 visitor exchange program)


enrolled in at least one online class in fall 2018

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