At a Glance

New York Campuses

New York City (Midtown Manhattan)
Brooklyn
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*
Over 7,000 students (including more than 350 international students representing over 50 countries)
2% Master's degrees
50% Bachelor's degrees
41% Associate's degrees
6% Certificates
2% Non-matriculated

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

*As of fall 2018. Due to rounding, total may not equal 100%.

Diversity*

Undergraduate
Ethnicity: 32% Hispanic, 20% African-American, 8% Caucasian, 2% Asian, 37% Other or unknown
International: 5%
Gender: 68% Female, 32% Male
Age: 14% 22 and under, 38% 23 to 29, 32% 30 to 39, 17% 40 and above

Graduate
Ethnicity: 30% Hispanic, 26% African-American, 17% Caucasian, 3% Asian, 24% Other or unknown
International: 6%
Gender: 72% Female, 28% Male
Age: 4% 22 and under, 34% 23 to 29, 38% 30 to 39, 24% 40 and above

Academics

Degree Programs**
Accounting
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
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 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 $45 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2017-2018 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 Grant (T.O.P. Grants)
Berkeley College Active Military Grant
Berkeley College DECA/FBLA/HOSA
Berkeley College Distinction Scholarship
Berkeley College International Honors Scholarship
Berkeley College International Achievement Award
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)

Online Learning

  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, 2014-2018 – 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.
  • More than 3,200 students enrolled in at least one online class in fall 2018.
  • Twenty percent of students enrolled in fall 2018 are earning their undergraduate degrees entirely through Berkeley College Online®.
  • Eighty-three 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, 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 Lane Road, Lexexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iabce.org.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 206 Grandville Avenue SW #350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503; 616-458-0400; www.accredit-id.org.

The Practical Nurse program is approved, and 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 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; 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

  • Top 1% in Overall Mobility Index – New York; Top 4% – New Jersey, 2017 – The Equality of Opportunity Project
  • Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, 2014-2018 – U.S. News & World Report
  • Open Doors Report, 2016-2017, 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 percent of U.S. colleges and universities in a study by PayScale, Inc.
  • USDLA/Quality Standards Certification, 2013-2018 – United States Distance Learning Association

Military

  • Best Online Programs for Veterans, 2014-2018  U.S. News & World Report
  • Top School, 2015, 2017 and 2018 – Military Advanced Education and 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 2017-2019  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

  • Partnership in Caring Award, 2018  Healing the Children® New Jersey 
  • Excellence in Community Service, 2018 – New Jersey Business and 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 and 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

  • Best Practices, 2016-2018  Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey, 2005-2008, 2010-2013  NJBIZ
  • 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 and Industry Association 

*As of fall 2018. 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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