Berkeley college (White plains)

  • 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 Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Berkeley college (White plains) is one of 6 community colleges within Westchester County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Berkeley college (White plains) is The College of Westchester (0.9 miles away).

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School Overview

    Berkeley college (White plains)(NY) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
    Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit

    Student Body

    • The student population of Berkeley college (White plains) has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    • The Berkeley college (White plains) diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
    Total Enrollment625 students1,701 students
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    Total Dormitory Capacity
    140451
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    % Unknown races
    100%
    4%
    Diversity Score0.000.69
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    Finances and Admission

      % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%93%
      This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Berkeley college (White plains) and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
      Median Debt for Graduates--
      Median Debt for Dropouts--
      Source: 2016 (or 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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        (914) 964-4296
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      • Montefiore School of Nursing
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        (914) 361-6221
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