Newberry College

Newberry, SC

Newberry College

Newberry, SC

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Tuition & Fees

$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
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
29%
300-399
10%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
43%
12-17
46%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,235
Declined 733
Total Received 1,968
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Private

1,271

undergraduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,271
Established in 1856
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Columbia and Greenville, SC
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Columbia Metropolitan

Newberry College
2100 College Street
Newberry, SC
29108

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Kappa Delta
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma
  • Alpha Xi Delta
  • Kappa Alpha Order

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Jabali Afika
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
50%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
43%
300-399
8%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
29%
300-399
10%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
43%
12-17
46%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,235
Declined 733
Total Received 1,968

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
class rank
recommendation(s)
state residency

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,042

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,174
Room & board $10,666
Additional fees $2,250
Books & supplies $850
Other fees $1,362
Total $39,302
Average Financial Aid - $5,042
Total with Avg. Aid $34,260
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance team

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Marketing, Other
Mathematics, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,271

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,271
students

Female
44%
557

Male
56%
714

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

1,225
students

Female
43%
520

Male
57%
705

4%

46
students

Female
81%
37

Male
19%
9

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 67%
Student 4 year graduation rate 32%
Student 5 year graduation rate 19%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
31%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

109

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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