Tuition & Fees

$26,424

$26,424

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
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
10%
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
42%
300-399
14%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
26%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 753
Total Received 1,807
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Private (nonprofit)

1,181

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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Location

School Facts

Newberry College, 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 1,181
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)

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Newberry, SC

94-acre campus in Newberry (population:10,302), 35 miles from Columbia. Major airport, bus, and train serve Columbia.

Newberry College
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
77%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
93%
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 15% of male students
 
3 sororities 27% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
43%
400-499
41%
300-399
10%
600-699
8%
500-599
36%
400-499
42%
300-399
14%
30-36
1%
24-29
11%
18-23
45%
12-17
40%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
19%
18-23
41%
12-17
39%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
56%
12-17
26%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (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

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,054
Declined + 753
Total Received 1,807

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
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 800 845-4955, extension 5127
F: 803 321-5138
admissions@newberry.edu

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$21,976

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,174
Room $5,600
Board $5,066
Additional fees $2,250
Books & supplies $850
Total $37,940
Average Financial Aid - $21,976
Total with Avg. Aid $15,964
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 845-4955, extension 5120
F: 803 321-5632
financialaid@newberry.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Danielle Bell
Director of Financial Aid
danielle.bell@newberry.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Dance Team

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Ralph Patterson (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
South Atlantic Conference
Mascot
Wolves
School colors
scarlet and gray

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Criminal Justice
Digital Marketing
Early Childcare Management
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
Graphic Design
Healthcare Management
History
International Studies
Mathematics
Middle Level Education
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Performance
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Religion/Philosophy
Secondary Education
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Management
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,181

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,181
students

Female
44%
518

Male
56%
663

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,159
students

Female
44%
509

Male
56%
650

2%

22
students

Female
41%
9

Male
59%
13

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
25%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Recommended 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 Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

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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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 25
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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