Berkeley College-New York City Campus: Narrative Description

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3 East 43rd St.
New York, NY 10017-4604
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Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1936. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,807. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 24:1. 1,295 applied, 87% were admitted. Full-time: 1,598 students, 71% women, 29% men. Part-time: 209 students, 76% women, 24% men. Students come from 14 states and territories, 66 other countries, 9% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 32% Hispanic, 29% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 13% international, 31% 25 or older, 7% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at Berkeley College, White Plains; Berkeley College, West Paterson. Study abroad program.

Entrance Requirements: Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $40. Tuition: $14,685 full-time, $380 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $450 full-time, $75 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities, local sororities; 33% of eligible men and 75% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: student government, International Club, Paralegal Club, Accounting Club. Major annual events: International Day, Graduation Ball. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. 13,164 books, 138 serials, 949 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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