Berkeley College Facts

A Berkeley College banner at one of the locations.

New York Locations

New York City Midtown Manhattan - New York, NY
Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY
White Plains - White Plains, NY

New Jersey Locations

Clifton - Clifton, NJ
Dover - Dover, NJ
Newark - Newark, NJ
Paramus - Paramus, NJ
Woodbridge - Woodbridge, NJ
Woodland Park - Woodland Park, NJ

Online

 Berkeley College Online

Facts

Admissions

Students are admitted throughout the year for quarter start dates in January, April, July, and September.

Enrollment
More than 8,000 students (with more than 900 international students representing nearly 100 countries)
71% Bachelor's degree
17% Associate's degree
1% Non-matriculated
11% Certificate
Top programs of study: Justice Studies - Criminal Justice, Management, Fashion Marketing and Management, General Business/Business Administration - Management, Health Services Management, and Accounting

Diversity
Ethnicity: 28% Hispanic, 25% African American, 13% Caucasian, 3% Asian, 28% Other, and 11% International
Gender: 67% Female, 33% Male
Age: 44% 22 and under, 56% 23 and above

Academics

Degree Programs
Accounting
Business Administration
Fashion Marketing 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
Interior Design Management
International Business
Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing Communications
Medical Assistant
Surgical Technology

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

Not all programs and courses are offered at all locations. You may be required to take some courses at another location or online.

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

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.)

Financial Aid

Berkeley College Institutional Aid
More than $40 million in Berkeley College grants and scholarships provided during the 2012-2013 award year
Achievement Awards
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Berkeley TAP Grant (NY only)
Challenge Program Awards
DECA Scholarships
Distinction Scholarship
FBLA Scholarships
Howard L. Newhouse Grants
International Student Grants
Non-Resident Student Grants
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Presidential Scholarships
Residence Hall Grants
Robert V. Maher Access Grants
Transfer Opportunity Program (T.O.P. Scholars)
Woodland Park Scholarship
WTC Supplemental Scholarship

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

In the 2013 award year, 67.71% of full-time enrolled students received Federal Pell Grants.

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 Scholars Program (renewals only)
Garden State Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Program (renewals only)

Military
Berkeley College is proud to support 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, operates Veterans Resource Centers at five on-site locations and online, maintains a fully staffed Office of Military and Veterans Affairs, and participates in the Combat Veterans Education Partnership (www.cvet.com).

Resources

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

Athletics
Berkeley College provides full-time students opportunities to participate in organized intercollegiate and intramural sports at a variety of levels. Berkeley College is a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) and the Hudson Valley Men's and Women's Athletic Conferences.

Career Services
Berkeley College students benefit from:

  • Faculty-monitored internships, practicums, or job-related assignments prior to graduation
  • Career counselors for each major
  • Assistance locating full-time or part-time employment and volunteer opportunities 
  • Resume reviews
  • Interview coaching, including mock interviews, preparation, and scheduling
  • Career fairs and campus recruitment days

Berkeley College graduates are eligible for lifetime career assistance.

For more information, call 973-278-5400 ext. 1337 or email CSinfo@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Awards and Recognition

Rankings
Among the best colleges for online Bachelor’s degree programs, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report
Return on Investment (ROI), 2013 - The ROI of a Bachelor’s degree from Berkeley College NY outperformed 96% of U.S. colleges and universities in a study by PayScale, Inc.
Open Doors report, 2013, ranked No. 6 in international student enrollment among 40 specialized institutions - Institute of International Education

Military

Best for Vets: 2014, Four-year Colleges - Military Times
Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 - G.I. Jobs
Military Friendly School, 2010-2014 - Military Advanced Education
Best for Vets: 2013, Online and Nontraditional - Military Times

Service/Community

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
Community Service Award, 2009 - The Central Jersey Chapter of the American Conference on Diversity
Good Neighbor Award, Newark location, 2008 - New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA)

Workplace

Best Companies to Work for in New York State (NYS), 2007, 2010, 2011- NYS Society for Human Resource Management and the Best Companies Group
Best Places to Work in New Jersey, 2007-2008, 2010-2013 - NJBIZ
Family Business Success Award, 2009 - Business Council of Westchester
Growing Business Award, 2011 - Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce
North Jersey Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2009 - STAR Award
Outstanding Employer Award for Healthy Living Wellness program, 2010 - New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA)
Platinum Award, 2010 - New Jersey Smart Workplaces