Tuition & Fees

$28,100

$28,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
18%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
44%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
40%
12-17
40%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
53%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

54%

46%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 862
Declined + 583
Total Received 1,445
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Private (nonprofit)

1,070

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Education
  3. Parks/recreation
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Codes

SAT 5493
ACT 3870

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School Facts

Newberry, founded in 1856, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located in Newberry, 35 miles northwest of Columbia.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,070
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Lutheran
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Newberry, SC

94-acre campus in Newberry (population: 10,256), 35 miles from Columbia. Major airport, bus, and train serve Columbia.

Newberry College
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 13% of male students
 
4 sororities 31% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
51%
300-399
18%
600-699
6%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
18%
30-36
2%
24-29
11%
18-23
44%
12-17
38%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
40%
12-17
40%
30-36
1%
24-29
18%
18-23
53%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 31 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

59%

acceptance rate

Accepted 862
Declined + 583
Total Received 1,445

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Joel Vander Horst
Director of Admissions
P: 800 845-4955, extension 5127
F: 803 321-5138
admissions@newberry.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,231,658
State $2,979,027
Institutional $9,246,269
Other external $807,966
Total $15,264,920

Non-need-based

Federal $3,708
State $544,565
Institutional $1,642,785
Other external $133,704
Total $2,324,762

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Wolves
School colors
scarlet and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Criminal Justice
Digital Marketing
Early Childcare Management
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
Forensic Science
Graphic Design
Healthcare Management
History
International Studies
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Performance
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Social Media
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,070
students

Female
46%
495

Male
54%
575

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,052
students

Female
47%
487

Male
53%
565

undergraduatePart-time

2%

18
students

Female
45%
8

Male
55%
10

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
26%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Special housing
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Australia
Canada
Chile
Germany
Mexico
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Joel Vander Horst
Director of Admissions
803 321-5127
joel.vanderhorst@newberry.edu

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