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Undergrad Profile

Passion. Purpose. Personal Attention. 

When you come to Newberry College, you’re not just a student; you’re one of the family. That’s because we pride ourselves on creating a campus communitythat inspires collaboration, connections, and personal growth. Professors know your name, understand your academic goals, and provide the kind of guidance and personal attention that will help you thrive at Newberry College. 

Hands-on learning
A key component of the Newberry College curriculum focuses on experiential learning. Participating in internships, service learning projects, volunteer service, and study away/study abroad opportunities provides you with rich opportunities to apply what you’re learning in class to a variety of “real-world” settings.

Value and affordability
With our generous financial aid packages, a quality private college education is more affordable than you might think. In fact, more than 95% of Newberry College students receive some form of financial aid to help them pursue their dreams. Our admission and financial aid counselors are always available to answer questions and walk you through the application process.

Get involved, get connected
Participating in campus life through clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities is a great way to meet new people, make friends, learn new skills, develop leadership abilities, and enjoy your free time when you’re not hitting the books. More than 50 campus clubs and organizations—including music and theater, Greek life, faith-based, volunteer service, academic, and more—let you get involved and follow your passion.

Home of the Wolves
The Newberry Wolves compete in the NCAA Division II South Atlantic Con
ference. We offer 17 intercollegiate sports, including football, baseball, and wrestling for men; field hockey, lacrosse, softball, and volleyball for women; and basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, and tennis for both men and women. The Scarlet Poms danceteam and an award-wining competitive cheerleading team round out the spirit teams.

Small-town Southern charm
Founded in 1856, Newberry College
is a private liberal arts college. Our beautiful 90-acre campus is nestled in the historic district of Newberry, South Carolina, listed among the “100 Best Small Towns in America” (Crampton’s).




First-Class Academics: Career-focused liberal arts curriculum; small classes with 12:1 student-faculty ratio, giving students the personal attention they need to thrive academically

Liberal Arts Curriculum: 30 majors, 41 minors; core strengths in science and mathematics, business, communications, teacher education, nursing, performing arts, and pre-professional studies

Bright Futures: High acceptance rate for graduate and professional schools; excellent career placement

Generous Financial Aid: More than 95% of students receiving scholarships and other financial assistance

Student Life: Close-knit community of 1,100 students from 31 states and 22 countries; more than 50 student clubs and organizations

Competitive Athletics: 17 NCAA Division II teams; cheerleading and dance

Residential Community: More than 75% of students living on campus

Safe & Convenient: Security of a small town with big-city convenience within easy reach