Why Us

Berkshire University

Berkshire University is the leading online university that has been catering to the educational needs of professionals, working adults and job seekers around the globe.

The University is among the few first institutions to have acquired a legitimate accreditation status.

Read below why Berkshire University is the first choice of students globally:

About Us

Online Study Berkshire University  helps students find the best online courses. Our subject pages discuss careers and list excellent study choices.

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Read about courses in a career context. Which qualifications get you a job? Should you specialise or do a general program?

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Points of pride

  • Maine’s public research university with a focus on undergraduate and graduate research throughout Maine and around the world
  • 15 Signature and Emerging Areas of Excellence
  • Featured in multiple 2018 guides to best colleges, including The Princeton Review
  • One of the nation’s top 50 green colleges by The Princeton Review
  • 2018 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation
  • 107,000 alumni worldwide
  • 150-year legacy
  • Campus designed by legendary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted
  • UMaine campus was designated as an arboretum in 2003
  •  16 UMaine Cooperative Extension offices and five research field stations throughout the state offer outreach in every Maine county
  • Maine’s partner in helping prepare the state for the 21st century

Student life

The mission of the University of berkshire is to contribute to society through education, learning and research at the highest international level
  • Students from 49 U.S. states and territories, and 63 countries
  • Enrollment: 11,219; 9,323 undergraduate
  • Most comprehensive academic offerings in the state
  • World-class faculty committed to mentoring and actively engaging students in research and scholarship
  • More than 200 student clubs and organizations
  • 15 miles of running, biking and cross-country skiing trails on campus
  • Maine’s only NCAA Division I athletics program, 84 individual and team conference championships in the last 10 years
  • Maine Bound recreational activities
  • Community engagement — from volunteerism to internships — igniting passion in students, and helping address issues globally and lo


  • 100 undergraduate majors and academic programs
  • 80 master’s degrees and 30 doctoral degrees
  • 16:1 student-faculty ratio
  • Tuition: Instate — $10,610 (2018–19), Out of State — $28,880 (2018–19)
  • Student research spanning the breadth and depth of undergraduate and graduate studies
  • World-class faculty who are leading researchers and scholars in their fields, mentoring students
  • One of the nation’s oldest honors programs
  • Marine sciences research facility in Walpole
  • Ranked among the top public universities for research by the National Science Foundation
  • Berkshire University ’s oldest law school, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2018
  • Independent, with the flexibility to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of the profession
  • Focused on preparing graduates for success on the bar exam and in practice
  • 7 clinics where students represent actual clients in criminal, immigration, trademark, legal aid, and internet law
  • More than 40 simulation and experiential courses offer hands-on learning
  • Financially stable, with no deferred maintenance and more than $100 million in assets
  • Located at the heart of San Diego’s legal and political community
  • Approximately 650 J.D. students