Newberry College
Newberry, SC 29108

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,070
Religious affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 915 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

60%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Newberry College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,445 applications and 862 students were granted admission. Newberry College is at the #58 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 73% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 62% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT830 to 1040
ACT17 to 23

Application Fee

$30
Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Newberry College's tuition was $23,500 for all students regardless of residency (12.3% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$18,327
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$23,500
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$23,500
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Newberry College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 47% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,815 (which is 9.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Newberry College in 2016-2017, was 214, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,784 (which is 1.9% below the national average.)

$4,815
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,784
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
100%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Newberry College has enrolled a total of 1,070 students (1,052 students full-time and 18 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,070 students, 80 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

1,070
Total Enrollment
80
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 57%

Black/African American: 26%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Newberry College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 21% 60
Health Professions And Related Programs 15% 44
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 7% 20
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 5% 14
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 5% 14
Physical Sciences 4% 12
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 8
Psychology 1% 4
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 1% 4
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

44%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Newberry College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
56%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$27,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Newberry College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,600. Last year, out of the total 488 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 454 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 410 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 369 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,600 $32,200
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 488 410

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Newberry College.

Presbyterian College
19.1 mile away
Columbia College
37.6 mile away
W L Bonner College
37.6 mile away
Benedict College
39.1 mile away
Allen University
39.2 mile away
Erskine College
44.1 mile away
Converse College
49.3 mile away
Wofford College
49.7 mile away
Limestone College
53 mile away