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Berea College

107 Jackson St, Berea, KY 40403-1749
+1 859-985-3145
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Beautiful Campus

Our group had arranged a tour of the college with the tourist office at the old train depot... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
GrandPenguins
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Knoxville, TN
A little bit of family history

We were on the way to Lexington and decided to check out where my husbands Grandparents were from... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
kjohale
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Longmont, CO
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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107 Jackson St, Berea, KY 40403-1749
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+1 859-985-3145
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our group had arranged a tour of the college with the tourist office at the old train depot. Interesting that this college does not charge tuition. Just room and board. Highly recommend the log cabin craft center and the weaving building behind it. We felt...More

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were on the way to Lexington and decided to check out where my husbands Grandparents were from. The college area is very pretty. We arrived around 4pm so everything was closed up. If you are in the area it is worth checking out.

Thank kjohale
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dropped our son off to start his 1st year at Berea! Beautiful Campus, amazing history and great staff. Couldn't have asked for a better College for our son to attend.

Thank Mindy D
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My daughter is a freshman here! I absolutely love this school, it is Christian based and tuition free!

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful college town. There are artisans all over the city. If you want a genuine piece of art this is the place. It's also the home of Warren A May a mountain dulcimer maker. I purchased one of his dulcimer a this...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Wonderful college! Beautiful campus. Looks like a great place for students to work, learn and prepare themselves for a terrific future!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

What every college in this country should be patterning the curriculum after. Berea College is second only to Harvard in endowments and alumni donations.

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

An unexpected diamond in the rough! I was surprised that the small campus wasn't so small. Beautiful grounds in a small, clean, quaint town. It was historical, well maintained & Mayberry-like. I would love for my daughter to visit and consider on her list but...More

Thank melissazs
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Just off interstate and well worth a visit. Plenty of spaces to park for those visiting and you can just stroll around the various building and see college life. Plenty of gift shops to look at. An ideal sunny Sunday afternoon visit.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Founded in 1855 as the first interracial and coeducational college in the South, Berea charges no tuition and admits only academically promising students, primarily from Appalachia, who have limited economic resources. (Taken from B.C. web site). It's a beautiful campus to walk around. The students...More

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Pamela J
16 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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