Berkeley college (White plains)

Tel: (914)694-1122
625 students
Public institution
Berkeley College provides an all-encompassing educational experience designed to develop professional competencies and awareness for business careers and to provide the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of our culture necessary to meet the demands of our ever-changing society.
School Highlights:
Berkeley college (White plains) serves 625 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is more than the state average of 1%.
Berkeley college (White plains) is one of 5 community colleges within Westchester County, NY.
The nearest community college is The College of Westchester (0.90 miles away).

School Overview

College Berkeley college (White plains) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level 4 or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 625 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 625 students 1,296 students
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. 1.00 0.68

Finances and Admission

Total Dormitory Capacity 140 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 92% 89%
Source: 2005 (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. White Plains campus is located in the heart of the business district in White Plains. A high degree of interaction between campus and community enhances the College's commitment to provide students with an education that prepares them for successful business careers. Established in 1945, today over 600 degree students are enrolled in day, evening, weekend, and online courses. The College campus occupies its own contemporary building, which incorporates a traditional academic setting with cutting edge technology. Students enjoy all the advantages of campus life in one location—classrooms, student services, library, resource center, theatre, student lounge, and computer labs.

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Did You Know?
Westchester County, NY 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 0.78, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Westchester County, NY is Cochran School of Nursing. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.