Facts

New York Campuses

New York City Midtown Manhattan
Brooklyn
White Plains

New Jersey Campuses

Dover
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 8,000 students (including 550 international students, representing nearly 80 countries)
1% Master's degrees
59% Bachelor's degrees
32% Associate's degrees
7% Certificates
1% Non-matriculated

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

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

Diversity*

Undergraduate
Ethnicity: 29% Hispanic, 23% African-American, 10% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 36% Other or unknown
International: 7%
Gender: 68% Female, 32% Male
Age: 42% 22 and under, 58% 23 and above

Graduate
Ethnicity: 35% Hispanic, 27% African-American, 20% Caucasian, 4% Asian, 13% Other or unknown
International: 2%
Gender: 77% Female, 23% Male
Age: 2% 22 and under, 39% 23 to 29, 38% 30 to 39, 22% 40 and above

Academics

Degree Programs**
Accounting
Design Management
Fashion Merchandising and Management
Financial Services
General Business
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Health Services 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
National Security
Nursing (LPN to B.S.N.)
Surgical Technology

Certificate Programs
Medical Assistant
Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
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 Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

B.B.A. to M.B.A. Combined Degree Option
Beginning January 2017, qualifying 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 $59 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2016-2017 award year.
Berkeley College Achievement Award
Berkeley College Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Berkeley College Honors Scholarship
Berkeley College Grant
Berkeley College TAP Grant (NY only)
Berkeley College Challenge Program
Berkeley College International Grant
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship
Berkeley College Presidential Scholarship
Berkeley College Law Enforcement Scholarship
Berkeley College Transfer Opportunity Program (T.O.P. Scholars)
Berkeley College Active Military Grant
Yellow Ribbon 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)
Regents Award for Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans
Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)
NYS Native American Education

New Jersey State
Tuition Aid Grant (TAG)
Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship II (STARS II)
Garden State Urban Scholarship Program (renewals only)
Garden State Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Program (renewals only)

Learning Online

  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, 2014-2016 – U.S. News & World Report; in the top 100 in 2015 and 2016
  • 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.
  • More than 3,200 students enrolled in at least one online class in fall 2016.
  • Eighteen percent of students enrolled in fall 2016 are earning their undergraduate degrees entirely through Berkeley College Online.
  • Thirty-eight 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 G.I. 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, and scheduling. 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, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 267-284-5000. 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).

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

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, 5400 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, 5400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763; 727-210-2350; 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 Recognition

Rankings

  • Best Online Bachelor's Programs, 2014-2017 - U.S. News & World Report (top 100, 2015-2016)
  • Open Doors Report, 2015-2016, Berkeley College – New York ranked 8th 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 percent of U.S. colleges and universities in a study by PayScale, Inc.
  • USDLA Quality Standards Certification, 2013 - United States Distance Learning Association

Military

  • Best Online Programs for Veterans, 2014-2017 - U.S. News & World Report
  • Military Friendly® Award, 2017, Top 10 Nontraditional School - Victory Media
  • Top 10 Military Spouse Friendly School, 2017 - Victory Media
  • Top School, 2015 and 2017 - Military Advanced Education & Transition
  • Best for Vets: Four-year Colleges, 2013-2017 - Military Times
  • Best of the Best, 2014-2015 and 2017 - 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: 2013, Online and Nontraditional - Military Times

Service / Community

  • Partnership in Caring Award, 2018 - Healing the Children® New Jersey (HTCNJ)
  • Companies that Care Award for 85 Acts of Kindness, 2017 - Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • New Good Neighbor Award, 2016 - New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA)
  • Legacy Award for Humanitarianism, 2016 (presented to the Luing Family) - American Conference on Diversity
  • Champion of Good Works Award, 2015-2016 - Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • Great Oak Awards Finalist, 2015-2016 - New Jersey Monthly
  • 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
  • Impressive Good Works Award, 2014 - Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • 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

  • Best Practices, Leadership Berkeley, 2016 - Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey, 2005-2008, 2010-2013 - NJBIZ
  • Best Companies to Work for in New York State (NYS), 2008, 2010-2011 - NYS Society for Human Resource Management and the Best Companies Group

 

 

*As of fall 2016. For more information about Berkeley College graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed programs, and other important disclosures, please visit BerkeleyCollege.edu/disclosures.

**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

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