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I visited the Berea with two teachers and I was impressed by the college. The new science center is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Galexmie
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Montreal, Canada
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Very interesting college, lots of art students

My husband was at the College for a Poetry Seminar. Lovely campus with lots of little parks and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
eskiemom18
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Berea with two teachers and I was impressed by the college. The new science center is very great, new open installations very modern and design.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Galexmie
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My husband was at the College for a Poetry Seminar. Lovely campus with lots of little parks and benches.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eskiemom18
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A visit to Berea in not complete without a visit to the college gift shop and weavers. They are side by side. The gift shop has hand crafted items made in the college by students and good ole mountain artisans. There are items there to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank EricM808
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Small historic college....very interesting history. We walked around the campus and found it very charming. Nice brick buildings...some very old.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dino2mom
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The Berea College campus is a testament to the quality of the education and the mission of the college. Berea offers free tuition for students that otherwise could not afford to get a post secondary education. The graduation rates and what their students accomplish in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Florida-Traveler-US
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very beautiful college campus. They have about 1600 students and a number of classic buildings. There is a large artist colony here, as well. Don’t forget about the Historic Boone restaurant. It is wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were in Berea for a few days last month. The college is inspiring. It was founded by radical abolitionists. It charges no tuition because it seeks to educate poor people who are high achievers. It continues to promote racial justice. I highly recommend taking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bswolfman
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

First time back on campus in almost 30 years. Still as beautiful as I remember. Sustaining commitment to interracial education in the Appalachian region since 1855. Great place to visit for crafts

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank DubbysMom2
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a lovely campus and one which should be advertised more! The students that attend this college are all going for free. They pay no tuition but are required to work at least 15 hrs. a week. What a wonderful concept! I wish there...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Fiery2015
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A walk across the campus enlightened us about the mission of Berea. We spoke to numerous young students who were so excited to be attending this school. Their majors ranged from Chemistry to Accounting to Nursing, etc. They were bright and eager to talk about...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Marlene M
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Hellalouella
21 December 2017|
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Response from 11christinag | Reviewed this property |
We went the 1st weekend of Sept (labor day weekend) we had 1 rainy day but the weather was pleasant the other days. I'm not sure if she attended college there... You may want to contact someone with the college if she did... More
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Pamela J
17 February 2015|
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Response from wandaellene | Reviewed this property |
Pamela. Sorry, I don't know that chapel, so I have to refer you to the person above and their answer to contact the college. I personally used Chapel in the Woods in TN, and could not recommend it higher. It was perfect.
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