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This article is about the college serving New York and New Jersey. For the University of California, Berkeley, see UC Berkeley. For the Yale University residential college, see Berkeley College (Yale University). For the college in Boston, see Berklee College of Music. For other uses, see Berkeley (disambiguation).
Berkeley College
Berkeley College Logo
Motto Berkeley College empowers students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.
Type For-profit education
Established 1931
President Mr. Michael J. Smith
Provost Mary McDonough, Ph.D.
Undergraduates Over 8,900
Location New York & New Jersey, USA
Campus Urban & Suburban
Mascot Knight
Affiliations MSA
Website www.berkeleycollege.edu

Berkeley College is a for-profit higher education institution founded in 1931, specializing in business and professional studies.

Academic programs[edit]

The private (for-profit) college offers Associate's, Bachelor's, and Graduate Degrees and provides academic programs in more than 20 career fields, including business administration, general business, accounting, financial services, marketing communications, management (including concentrations in entrepreneurship, environmental, nonprofit, and human resources), international business, information technology management, and fashion marketing and management through The Larry L. Luing School of Business. The School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in health services, justice studies (criminal justice), legal studies, graphic design, and interior design. The School of Liberal Arts offers courses in humanities, mathematics/science, social sciences, English, and foreign languages. The School of Graduate Studies in Woodland Park, NJ offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management.

Berkeley College has three New York locations (Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains). In New Jersey there are six locations (Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park). Berkeley College Online serves a global population. In January 2015, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor's Degrees for the second consecutive year.

Of the college's more than 8,900 students, including more than 900 international students, 74% are enrolled in Bachelor's degree programs.[1] Berkeley College campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Paralegal Studies program is approved by the American Bar Association.

Demographics and tuition[edit]

Roughly 60% of enrolled students identify themselves as female. A majority of students identify themselves as Black/African American (31%) or Hispanic/Latino (31%); additionally, 8% of students identify themselves as White, 2% as Asian, and <1% Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. Of the students, 11% are non-resident aliens.[2]

According to the College Board, yearly tuition and fees are $21,900.[3]


Berkeley College features 9 locations in New York and New Jersey, plus Berkeley College Online. These locations are:

New Jersey[edit]

New York[edit]

42nd Street, Midtown Manhattan


Notable alumni[edit]

  • Teresa Giudice (Reality Star)
  • Pawel Wolak (Boxer)
  • Vanessa Deleon (Interior Designer)
  • Paul Fry (Professor and Author)


  1. ^ "Berkeley College Facts". Berkeley College. Retrieved 2010-12-01.
  2. ^ "Berkeley College of New York City - The College Board". collegeboard.com. 
  3. ^ "Berkeley College of New York City - The College Board". collegeboard.com. 

External links[edit]

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