Sign-up for our free webinar about Berkeley College the 2nd of May 2019. We tell you everything you need to know, and you can join us from the couch and get the answers to all of your questions about college life in New York:
We offer free study guidance and answer all the questions you might have about studying in New York. College in New York is a dream to many, and with us it is possible. Your personal study adviser will help you with all the practicalities such as financing, housing, scholarships and the application if you wish to study a:
- Associate Degree
...at Berkeley College in New York.
What can I study at Berkeley College?
Berkeley College offers many different programs e.g. Accounting, Fashion Merchandising and Management, Finance, Business, Management, International Business, Marketing, Graphic Design, Legal studies, Criminal Justice, and Interior Design. Berkeley College in New York offers some of the most attractive business programs, right on Manhatten in New York. It's set apart by its high academic level, small courses and excellent location. Berkeley College also offers students the possibility to combine Business and Fashion studies in New York. Former students at Berkeley College have interned at high-status companies like Prada, Chanel, Gucci and Vera Wang.
Berkeley College was established in 1931 and offers both practical and career focused teaching, with internships and real-work related tasks, as an integrated par of your studies.
Why study at Berkeley college?
Student life in New York is simply amazing! With a location between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue, Berkeley College will offer you the perfect conditions to be inspired if you wish to study fashion and marketing. As a student at Berkeley, New York is your classroom. At Berkeley you will be a part of smaller classes with about 15 students in each class. Furthermore, they offer a flexible time-plan with the possibility of taking classes both in the morning, afternoon or evening. The possibility of taking an internship during your degree furthermore offers you a unique possibility to get valuable hands-on training and experience. The Career Services Center assist the students finding internships at companies in New York, and they also have an overview of current internship openings.
The Campuses of Berkeley College
Berkeley College has locations in New York and New Jersey. Not all programs and courses are offered at all locations, but students can take courses at the different campuses:
o New York Campuses: New York City Midtown Manhattan (main campus), Brooklyn and White Plains
o New Jersey Campuses: Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park
Berkeley College in Midtown Manhatten, not only gives you the perfect surroundings for studying, but also for exploring the city. Berkeley college NYC campus is on 5th and Madison, close to Grand Central station. Nearby you’ll find scrumptious Bryant Park, which we guarantee will be your ideal spot for a spot of lunch on sunny days. Berkeley also has second campus, the White Plain Campus, which can be found North of Manhatten.
As a student at Berkeley college you’ll find that campus is surrounded by culture and entertainment, such as the Broadway theaters, concert halls, ballet, opera, libraries and a dime a dozen of historical places. You can spend your time strolling through Wall Street, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy and the world famous Central Park. You will have uncountable shopping options and a grand selection of great restaurants, nightclubs, festivals and other exciting happenings.
Accommodation for students in New York
If you apply to Berkeley College through us we are able to send you a discount code for accommodation on Manhattan, made for international students. Otherwise, we recommend that you look at Craigslist to find open rentals. If you choose the White Plains Campus, it’s possible to rent student housing on campus. Berkeley will help you, if you need it, but they cannot find an apartment for you.
Can I work while studying in New York?
According to visa regulations, international students can only work on campus. Jobs are very difficult to find, and students cannot work more than 20 hours per week.
Apply to Berkeley College
We recommend that you apply to Berkeley College at least 3-4 months before school starts. Berkeley has rolling admissions, but we recommend applying as early as possible if you are interested.
Berkeley has different requirements depending on what kind of studies you are interested in. Contact our student advisors who will help you determine if you live up to the specific requirements. Moreover, some study fields have specific requirements in regard to English for admission, so you may need to take a language test such as a TOEFL or IELTS.