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Berkeley College-New York

Berkeley College-New York Rating: 3.6/5 (8 votes)

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Academics

Berkeley College in New York City offers associate’s degrees, certificates, bachelor’s degrees, and online programs in three schools: business, liberal arts, and professional studies.

The School of Business states that they work hard to ensure that the graduates are well prepared to meet the challenges they will face in the global business environment. Majors in the business school include accounting, business administration, fashion marketing and management, financial services, general business, information systems management, international business, management, management/entrepreneurship, management/environmental, management/human resources, management/nonprofit, and marketing.

The School of Business website states that their faculty not only have advanced degrees in the fields in which they teach, but have worked for years as CEOs, consultants, or as business owners. Students are also required to do an internship in their area of study and to complete a capstone course, which bridges the practical experience gained in their internship with their classroom studies.

The School of Liberal Arts offers courses in humanities, mathematics and science, social sciences, English, and foreign languages.

The School of Professional Studies offers degrees and certificates in health services management, interior design management, and justice studies—criminal justice,

The majors with the highest enrollment are business administration and management, fashion merchandising, and marketing/marketing management. Business and marketing are the disciplines with the highest percentage of degrees awarded at 100 percent.

Degrees offered are Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Science.

Most Popular Fields of Study

Admissions

Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent, and have an entrance exam or ACT/SAT scores. A personal interview is reccomended. Applicants can call the location of their choice to meet with a representative to discuss educational and career plans and take a tour. The school has a rolling admissions policy, so applicants should apply as soon as possible.

People who have been in the workforce and are going back to school may apply to the adult admissions department, as well as an online applicant department, which deals with adults who wish to earn their degree entirely online. The university also has departments that work with transfer students, military students, and international students. For international students, minimum paper TOEFL is 500 and minimum computer TOEFL is 173.

A very important factor for admission is rigor of secondary school record; important factors include standardized test scores; and other factors considered include class rank, GPA, recommendations, character and personal qualities, activities, talent, volunteer work, and work experience.

The academic schedule is on the quarter system, with start dates in January, April, July, and September. The school offers a number of podcasts and blogs, written by students and faculty, that offer prospective students insight into the college. The blogs and podcasts are available on the school’s website.

Financial Aid

Berkeley states that one of its highest priorities is making sure that sufficient financial aid is available to all eligible students. The school also says that it offers protection from tuition increases to students based on continuous full-time enrollment.

There are five steps in applying for financial aid: 1. Apply for admission

2. Appy for a PIN (which serves as your identifier with various U.S. Department of Education systems

3. Submit FAFSA (free application for federal student aid)

4. Review financial aid packages and submit any required verification documentation to financial aid office

5. Call the school with any questions.

Types of financial aid available are need-based scholarships and grants, school-based gift aid, various loans, and student employment on and off campus. Eighty-five percent of freshmen receive aid.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 3865th for the average student loan amount.
Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in New York.

Students

Orientation for students is mandatory, and the school offers numerous orientations to meet the needs of the various student populations: just out of high school, adult, evening, day, and online students.

There are many diversity and multi-cultural activities, and numerous organizations that allow students to enjoy their favorite activities and to share and lead.

Community service also plays a big part of campus life. Some of the volunteer opportunities available for students are with Habitat for Humanity, the American Cancer Society, the March of Dimes, the American Conference on Diversity, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the American Red Cross, Community Blood Services, the Humane Society of Bergen County, the ALS Association, and many local charities.

Online students have their own activities such as an online book club, fashion club, poetry club, a parents’ cafe, a healthy cafe, as well as a number of discussion boards and outreach programs.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Student Graduation Demographics

Athletics

The athletics program is a member of the Hudson Valley Men’s Athletic Conference and the Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference, and the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Men’s sports include basketball, soccer, and cross country. Women’s sports include basketball, soccer, cheerleading, and cross country. The school just recently added wrestling in New Jersey.

Additional School Information

In addition to the New York City Midtown Manhattan campus, there are a number of other campus locations in New York and New Jersey: the lower Manhattan Extension Center, Brooklyn Campus, Westchester Campus, Garret Mountain Campus, Middlesex Campus, Newark Campus, and Paramus Campus. All of the campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Individual campuses and programs may also have other approvals or authorizations. There are a number of different housing options for each of the campuses.

The Career Services Office provides students a number of benefits, including: requiring an internship in every program of study, career counseling, industry specific advisory boards, scheduling interviews for students, resume workshops, interview strategies, and lifetime career assistance for graduates.

Information Summary

Ranks 238th in New York and 3615th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 1 0.02
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 1 0.02
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 29,829 0.36
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 515 0.01
Forcible Rape 1,092 0.01
Robbery 19,773 0.24
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 18,159 0.22
Larceny 112,864 1.37
Vehicle theft 9,434 0.11

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near New York, NY 10017
Surrounding communityLarge city (inside urban area, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population16,201 (16,201 urban / N/A rural)
Households10,904 (1.47 people per house)
Median Household Income$69,273
Families2,634 (2.41 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Special Focus Institutions — Schools of business and management
UndergraduateN/A
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationN/A
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate four-year
Size & SettingN/A

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringBachelor's degree
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3612

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 617th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $21,900 $21,900 $21,900
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $510 $510 $510
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $40,566 $40,566 $40,566
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $44,823 $44,823 $44,823
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $30,834 $30,834 $30,834

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $21,750 $23,100 $21,750 $23,100 $21,750 $23,100
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,360 $955
On-Campus – Room & Board $11,950 $12,000
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,700 $3,950
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $13,100 $13,700
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $6,350 $6,615
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $6,350 $6,615

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NSCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity215
Meals per Week15
Room Fee$9,000
Board Fee$3,600

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 190 314 296 39 4 126 218 1,191
Accounting 23 23 26 8 1 14 25 120
Business Administration and Management, General 14 29 32 2 1 11 16 105
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 3 42 36 3 9 19 112
Criminal Justice/Police Science 20 9 2 3 11 45
Fashion Merchandising 56 51 44 4 1 31 28 217
Financial Planning and Services 5 7 2 3 4 8 29
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 13 11 3 2 14 43
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 5 38 27 3 12 28 113
International Business/Trade/Commerce 46 14 29 2 9 16 116
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1 10 9 2 1 3 12 38
Management Information Systems, General 20 49 45 3 17 30 165
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 17 18 26 4 11 11 88

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 580th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $83,355 ($86,001 male / $63,663 female)
Number of FT Faculty 100 (57 male / 43 female)
Number of PT Faculty 337
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits N/A
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