Page Updated: December 23, 2015
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Does your institution admit undocumented students?
Berea only admits students with DACA
Do you feel that your institution creates a welcoming and inclusive environment where undocumented students would feel wanted and valued on campus?
Yes, Berea currently has several DACA students and former students of U-Lead Athens and Freedom University.
When completing the question on the application regarding citizenship, is there an option to select “non-citizen” or “Other (Non-US)” and if not, should they leave the question blank? Is a blank field permitted when completing an online application?
Do you recommend that undocumented students disclose their immigration status in the application, including essays or counselor/teacher recommendations?
Yes, this helps counselors understand the context in which these students find themselves.
For residency and tuition purposes, how does your institution treat undocumented students? (i.e., international, in-state, out-of-state, etc.)
Does your institution offer institutional aid or any type of merit/talent scholarships to undocumented students?
How would an undocumented student apply for need-based aid at your institution? Are they required to complete a CSS Profile or an institutional financial aid application?
Students must complete the CSS Profile.
Do you require that students submit a social security number on your admissions application? Can students use zeros to complete this requirement? (i.e., 000-00-0000)
No, students do not have to submit a social security number. Students can leave this field blank or complete with zeros.
Does your institution offer legal support to help students gain legal status by the time they graduate?
If there is a specific person in the admissions office who is knowledgeable about the issues pertaining to undocumented students and can serve as a resource for students, families and high school counselors, please list his/her information below:
Coordinator of Campus Visits and Events