Saturday, August 1, 2009

Berkeley College

About Berkeley College

Founded in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With seven locations in New York and New Jersey, an online campus, and an enrollment of over 7,200 students--with more than 700 international students in its Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs -- Berkeley is becoming the college of choice.

Berkeley College, unlike other colleges and universities, offers a unique combination of education and career preparation features that provide students with a competitive edge and the skills sought by employers. This combination of benefits is recognized as The Berkeley Advantage®.

On-the-job internships as part of the curriculum

A Bachelor’s degree in as little as three years or an Associate’s degree in just 18 months

Online degrees: Bachelor’s and Associate’s, both part-time and full-time

Flexible scheduling: day, evening/weekend, and online classes

More than $17 million each year in Berkeley College grants and scholarships for qualified

A tuition freeze for students who maintain continuous, full-time enrollment

Small classes for more personal attention

A faculty selected for both academic credentials and professional experience

An extensive network of employer connections

More than 20 Career Services professionals who collectively specialize in each field of study and actively pursue job opportunities for every student

Free lifetime career assistance

Seven convenient locations in the New York metropolitan area

And as a result, a consistently high graduate employment rate year after year in the students' fields of study.

Berkeley College has been a leader in business education for more than 75 years. And throughout those years, one thing has remained the same—an unyielding commitment to ensure that all students who enter its doors are afforded the opportunity to reach their goals. More and more, students of many backgrounds are enrolling, seeking dynamic and rewarding careers in today’s diverse global society.


Bergen Campus in Paramus, NJ
Garret Mountain Campus in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), NJ
Middlesex Campus in Woodbridge, NJ
Newark Campus in the revitalized central business district of Newark, NJ
NYC Midtown Campus at 3 East 43rd Street, New York, NY
Lower Manhattan Extension Center at 130 William Street, New York, NY
Westchester Campus in White Plains, NY
Berkeley College Online providing online learning worldwide


Over 7,200 students (and more than 700 internationally), with a 72% Bachelor’s degree enrollment and a 27% Associate’s degree enrollment

Degrees Offered

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Associate in Science (AS)
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Bachelor of Science (BS)

Programs of Study*

Business Administration
Computer Applications
Fashion Marketing and Management
Financial Services
General Business
Health Services Administration
Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding
Health Services Management
Information Systems Management
Interior Design
Interior Design Management
International Business
Justice Studies – Criminal Justice
Management - Entrepreneurship
Management - Human Resources
Marketing Paralegal Studies
Software Management

*Not all programs offered at all locations.

Financial Aid

More than $17 million each year in grants and scholarships for those qualified

Honor Societies

Sigma Beta Delta – for those enrolled in business, management and administration programs (Bachelor’s)
Alpha Sigma Lambda – for adult students (Bachelor’s)
Financial Management Association – for students in Financial Services
Mu Kappa Tau – for marketing students
Lambda Epsilon Chi – for excellence in Paralegal Studies
Phi Theta Kappa – for Associate’s degree programs


Excellent academic programs, computer training, world-class libraries, academic support centers, student support services, and a student development and campus life department.


Ethnic and multicultural events planned and coordinated by students and staff to promote understanding of similarities and differences among cultures.

Athletics and Recreation

Berkeley College offers some intercollegiate sports as well as club sports and intramural events. Activities include basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball, cheerleading, flag football, paintball, and bowling.


Four terms organized on the quarter system. The fall quarter begins in September; winter in January; spring in April, and summer in July.

Accreditations and Approvals

All campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; telephone: 215-662-5606).

The New York City and Westchester Campuses are authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer the degrees of Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.); the Westchester Campus is also authorized to award the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. All programs offered by the New York campuses are registered by the New York State Education Department.

The New Jersey campuses are licensed as a college and authorized by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education to confer the degrees of Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Associate in Science (A.S.), and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.).

The Paralegal Studies program at all campuses is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).

All campuses are approved for the education of veterans and their eligible dependents, for rehabilitative training of physically challenged students, and for foreign students.

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