Nationally recognized for academic excellence and extraordinary value, Berry is an independent, coeducational college of approximately 2,100 students located in NW Georgia. For more than a century the College has offered a comprehensive liberal arts education that balances intellectual exploration, practical learning and character development. A unique internship program coupled with a mentoring culture offers students a full bodied experience.
Founded by Martha Berry in 1902 as the Boys Industrial School with the mission of providing educational opportunity to poor children of the rural South, Berry became a four-year coeducational college in 1926. Historically nondenominational, the College embraces such Christian principles as inclusivity and service, encourages examination of faith and values, and is welcoming and respectful to those from all religious backgrounds.