Berea College Costs and Financial Aid for International Students

Published Date: August 24, 2019

Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $3000 - $5000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    101 Chestnut St. Berea, KY 40404 Phone: 859-985-3000

Berea College was founded in 1855 and it is distinctive among other institutions of higher learning. It is the first interracial and coeducational college in the South and it charges no tuition. It also admits academically promising students, particularly from Appalachia, who have financial constraints. The cost of educating a student for four years at Berea is nearly $100,000.

The college offers a rigorous undergraduate academic program which leads to a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in 28 fields. Students are expected to work in campus for at least 10 hours and service jobs in more than 130 departments.

Host Institution

Berea College

Level of study

Undergraduate degree program

Number of awards


Target group

Academically promising students particularly from Appalachia who have limited economic resources. Students from all states of the United States and other countries are also invited

Scholarship value/inclusion

Berea College provides 100% funding to 100% enrolled students in their first year of enrollment. The College provides summer jobs to international students in an effort to help them meet with financial obligations that may arise after the first year of study.


The Tuition Promise Scholarship is awarded to every student admitted at Berea and guarantees that they never pay tuition.

Application Procedure

Click here to apply as a first-year student who has not attended any institution of higher education

Click here to apply as a domestic student who has attended an institution of higher education after the completion of high school or a GED

Click here to apply as an international, non-domestic student

To know more about the scholarship and the institution visit the official website