Berkeley College

Berkeley College Admissions and General School Information

Berkeley College's main campus is located in New York City, New York. The college specializes in business programs and awards certificates, associate's degrees and bachelor's degrees.

General Information about Berkeley College

Berkeley College was founded in 1931 as a business school. The college continues to offer business programs such as fashion marketing and management, accounting, international business, financial services and management. Students may also pursue such degrees as criminal justice, justice studies, paralegal studies and health services management.

Over 8,000 students are enrolled each year at Berkeley College. In addition to its seven campuses located throughout New York and New Jersey, the college operates an online campus. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits all programs at Berkeley College.

Berkeley College Admissions and Enrollment Information

Berkeley College strongly recommends that applicants schedule a personal interview with an admissions counselor. Counselors advise upon career goals and the application process. Basic requirements include a high school diploma or GED and SAT or ACT scores; completion of an entrance exam may be required. Individuals are encouraged to apply early, because Berkeley College maintains a rolling admissions process.

Berkeley College Academic Departments

School of Business

Three departments comprise Berkeley College's School of Business: fashion and marketing, accounting and finance, and management. Students may pursue certificate programs in computer applications or software management. Some of the school's undergraduate degree programs include an A.A.S. in Accounting, A.A.S. in Marketing, B.S. in Business, B.B.A. in International Business and B.B.A in Information Systems Management. Many of the school's programs are also available through the college's online campus.

School of Liberal Arts

This school provides the general education and elective courses required as part of the degree programs offered through Berkeley College's School of Professional Studies and School of Business. Students take courses in math, social sciences, humanities, science, foreign languages and English. Coursework focuses on building critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

School of Professional Studies

Degree programs prepare graduates for careers in the criminal justice system, healthcare, management and law. Students may pursue 2- or 4-year degrees, such as an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies, A.A.S. in Justice Studies-Criminal Justice, B.S. in Interior Design Management or B.B.A. in Health Services Management. Online programs include health services and justice studies.

School of Continuing Education

Berkeley College's School of Continuing Education provides individualized services to adult and non-traditional students seeking a certificate, associate's degree or a bachelor's degree. Courses are offered online, on-campus or both to suit individual needs. Students may receive credit for prior learning and life experience.

Contact Information

  • Address: 3 East 43rd Street, New York, New York 10017
  • Phone Number: (212) 986-4343