Berry College

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Berry College
City: Rome, Georgia
Type: Private
Students: 2,110
Sports: football, men's and women's basketball, soccer, tennis, cross country, track & field, lacrosse, swimming and diving, golf, men's baseball and women's volleyball, softball, and equestrian
Colors: Blue and silver
Mascot: Victor the Viking
Endowment: $1.059 billion (2019)[1]

Berry College is a private college in Mount Berry, Georgia.

It was founded in 1902 by Martha Berry. It's original purpose was to educate underprivileged youth from the surrounding mountains.

The "Berry Compact" is an agreement to offer 8 semesters of professional development in exchange for the student taking responsibility for the success of his own education.[2]

Berry claims that its 27,000 acre campus is the largest in the world. The campus has been used as a site for the filming of several movies, including Remember the Titans and Sweet Home Alabama.


  1. As of June 30, 2019. U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Endowment Market Value and Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2018 to FY 2019. National Association of College and University Business Officers and TIAA.
  2. The Berry Compact. Retrieved on Sept. 17, 2020.