Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. Having seven locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, an online "campus," and students from 29 states and 112 foreign countries, Berkeley is generally acknowledged for its academic excellence.
One of Berkeley's greatest priorities is to make sure that sufficient financial assistance is offered to all qualified students.
Financial aid counselors meet with students to draw an individual plan that meets their particular needs. Funds for educational costs are offered in the form of loans, scholarships, grants, and other awards. Berkeley students are entitled to federal and state grants, as well as Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Grants, and New York TAP or New Jersey TAG, for which settlement is not required. Besides, there are some low-interest loan programs offered for students and their parents, obtainable through the Federal Family Educational Loan Program. Berkeley allots about seventeen million dollars annually for student assistance, on the need and merit basis. Recipients of private scholarships may get matching grants from Berkeley; and a diversity of other institutional grants, scholarships, and loans are obtainable.
Career Placement Services
Berkeley College offers a range of career development and placement services. This full-service division comprises more than 20 career experts specializing in every major area of study and actively pursuing internships and job opportunities in the fields nearby the seven New York/New Jersey locations.
Orientation to the Career Services Department starts in the first quarter when a career advisor introduces the services to the students presented by the department. This initiates the partnership between students and the career experts, and gives students an opportunity to investigate career opportunities.
Personal help with resume writing and job interviewing approaches is an important part of the educational program. Vocation fairs and on-campus company presentations are held regularly. All students have Placement Seminar, a course that concentrates on investigating career opportunities, job search process, and interview preparation.