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Berkeley College

Overview

Berkeley College (BC) is a for-profit college system with nine locations located in New York and New Jersey. Established in 1931, Berkeley College was originally dedicated to providing women with executive secretarial training. Later, BC became known for its business and professional studies programs. In addition to its business programs, Berkeley College now offers academic programs in a wide range of fields including health studies and liberal arts. The college uses a hands-on approach to learning and awards professional certificates, associate and bachelor's degrees. Online and blended learning tracks are also available.

Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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Points of Distinction

  • Ranked #87 by U.S. News & World Report for "Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs" for 2014-15
  • Associate, bachelors and professional certificate programs
  • Campuses located in New York and New Jersey
  • Flexible online, night, and weekend classes available
  • Tuition freeze for students who meet continuous enrollment requirements
  • Excellent relationship with the business world

Faculty

The faculty at Berkeley College all possess a professional background in the related field to which they teach. Faculty members are chosen based on their professional experience, academic credentials, and dedication to delivering personal attention to their students. Instructors seek to balance hands-on learning with rigorous academic and career-focused training, providing students with applicable knowledge and skills that they can use in the real-world. Faculty members will require students pursing associate and bachelor's degrees to complete faculty-monitored internships or job assignments as part of their curriculum.

Student Life

More than 8,000 students attend Berkeley College. Of those, over 900 of them are international students representing over 100 different countries. Student housing is available at some campus locations. Berkeley College has a number of extracurricular activities available to its full-time students. Some of these include student organizations, athletics, community service projects, and social and cultural events. Online students have access to exclusive discussion boards, contests, and community outreach programs. Honor societies and career counseling are also available. In addition, New York and New Jersey provide exciting attractions for students attending one of Berkeley College's campus locations.

Sources:

  1. About Berkeley College, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/about_berkeley.htm
  2. Celebrating Berkeley's History, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/berkeley_bc/2983.htm
  3. Locations, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/locations.htm
  4. Berkeley College 80th Anniversary Retrospective, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/berkeley_bc/8367.htm
  5. Academic Programs, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/academics.htm
  6. Berkeley College Facts, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/berkeley_bc/1944.htm
  7. Berkeley College, U.S News & World Report, http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/berkeley-college-7394/bachelors
  8. Admissions, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/admissions.htm
  9. Student Experience, Berkeley College, http://berkeleycollege.edu/student_experience.htm
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