Berkeley College-New York

Tel: 2129864343
4,525 students
Private, for profit
School Highlights
Berkeley College-New York serves 4,525 students (88% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Berkeley College-New York is one of 16 community colleges within New York County, NY.
The nearest community college is Wood Tobe-Coburn School (0.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 179 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
College Berkeley College-New York (NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, for profit Private, for profit
Total Faculty 179 staff
73 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,525 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.87 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,525 students 1,467 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
27:1
# Full-Time Students 4,000 students
957 students
# Part-Time Students 525 students
378 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 215 400
% Asian
3%
6%
% Hispanic
22%
19%
% Black
27%
17%
% White
9%
48%
% Unknown races
21%
5%
% Non Resident races
18%
4%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.87 0.70

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $23,100 is more than the state average of $16,085. The private state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $23,100 $16,085
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
93%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Berkeley's educational traditions date back to 1931 when the school first opened in East Orange, New Jersey as a private institution dedicated to executive secretarial training for women. From an initial class of 50 students, learning in two rented classrooms in a Spanish villa, Berkeley has grown to its current student body of more than 5,000 students -- including more than 400 students in its International Division -- with six locations in New Jersey and New York. Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 29 states and 88 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence. The New York City and White Plains campuses are authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer the degrees of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.); and their programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. Established in 1936, the New York City campus of Berkeley College has more than 1,700 day, evening, and weekend students earning degrees and certificates. The facilities feature state-of-the art computer labs and more than 200 classroom computers throughout the buildings, with the most current software programs available today. Students can also access the Internet.

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For New York private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,240 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New York is Berkeley College-New York. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.