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Berkeley College Helps High School Graduates Reach Their Fullest Potential
At Berkeley College we choose students with the potential for an exceptional career, and we offer the academic programs and support to help.
If you’re planning for life after high school, and ready to pursue a higher education, consider Berkeley College as your school of choice.
Flexible, career-focused programs
The Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs in New York and New Jersey provide students with the academics and hands-on training for a well-rounded education that provides the knowledge and skills employers demand. The flexibility of day, evening, weekend, and online classes are available.
Not ready to obtain a Bachelor’s degree? Get a jumpstart on your career through one of our Certificate or Associate’s degree programs, and return to college later through an employer’s tuition reimbursement program.
Professional faculty mentors and small learning community
It’s the small class-room sizes and close-knit environment that attract many students to Berkeley College. Students receive first-hand knowledge from professors, who bring a world of extensive professional experience to the classroom, and are willing to share what’s going on in the industry.
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The importance of academic achievement
The Center for Academic Success empowers students throughout their academic careers at Berkeley College, encouraging their development as successful independent learners. Staff is available days, evenings, and weekends to support students' achievement. An array of resources are available to support students in all academic courses.
Affordable college tuition rates
Financial aid is available. In addition to federal and state aid, more than $45 million in Berkeley College institutional aid was provided to qualified students during the 2017-2018 award year.
Diverse student population and campus life
More than 7,000 students attend Berkeley College. This includes more than 350 international students representing over 50 countries. More than 150 international students, representing five countries, also attend Berkeley College as part of a J1 visitors exchange program.
Learning extends far beyond the classrooms at Berkeley College. The Student Development and Campus Life staff offers a range of student activities—including field trips, guest speakers, social and cultural events, and more. Students are encouraged to join or form student organizations that appeal to their interests and offer opportunities to network, share, and lead.
Practical internship opportunities
With the goal of preparing for success in the professional world, students are required to participate in internships, practicums, or job-related assignments that provide career training.
Career Services for current and alumni students
A full-service department of 35 Career Services specialists is dedicated to assisting students in identifying and pursuing job and internship opportunities. Career specialists maintain contact with students from their first semester on campus, during their studies, and beyond graduation, providing them with various forums to explore career opportunities. The Berkeley College Clothing Boutiques also provide students with job interview attire, when needed.
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The views and/or opinions in this article are those of the individuals interviewed. The academic achievements and/or employment outcomes described in this article are specific to each individual, and are not a guarantee of similar results for past or current students. For up-to-date and detailed information, please visit berkeleycollege.edu, and view our catalogs at berkeleycollege.edu/publications.