Newberry College

Newberry, SC

Newberry College

Newberry, SC

Tuition & Fees

$27,400

$27,400

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
27%
12-17
49%
6-11
13%
24-29
8%
18-23
30%
12-17
62%
30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

56%

male

44%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,235
Declined + 733
Total Received 1,968
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Private (nonprofit)

1,271

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 1,271
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
83%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
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 11% of male students
 
3 sororities 21% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/2
50%
Bottom 1/4
39%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
11%
500-599
35%
400-499
43%
300-399
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
10%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
27%
12-17
49%
6-11
13%
24-29
8%
18-23
30%
12-17
62%
30-36
2%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%

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 or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

72%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,412.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $25,000
Room $5,800
Board $5,200
Additional fees $2,400
Books & supplies $772
Total $39,172
Average Financial Aid - $23,412
Total with Avg. Aid $15,760
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

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

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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

  • Certificate programs
  • 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

1,271

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 Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
30%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

Transfer Admissions

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

120

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

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

Christopher Harris
Dean of Enrollment Management
803 947-2110
chris.harris@newberry.edu

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