Berry is a liberal arts institution that places emphasis on Christian values and incorporates intellectual engagement, service to others & firsthand work experiences. With over 25 majors & programs across four schools, Berry requires students to understand the foundations of knowledge and inquiry.
This commitment to providing a firsthand educational experience – expressed as Head, Heart and Hands by college founder Martha Berry – remains just as relevant today as it was when the institution was founded in 1902.
Nationally recognized for both quality and value, Berry is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students that offers exceptional undergraduate degree programs in the sciences, humanities, arts and social sciences, as well as undergraduate and masters level opportunities in business and teacher education. Students are encouraged to enrich their academic studies through participation in one of the nations premier on-campus work experience program, and more than 90 percent take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience prior to graduation.
Berry College is a comprehensive liberal-arts college with Christian values. The college furthers our students' intellectual, moral, and spiritual growth; proffers lessons that are gained from worthwhile work done well; and challenges them to devote their learning to community and civic betterment. Berry emphasizes an educational program committed to high academic standards, values based on Christian principles, practical work experience and community service in a distinctive environment of natural beauty. It is Berry's goal to make an excellent private liberal-arts education accessible to talented students from a wide range of social and economic backgrounds.