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Newberry College is a private institution that was founded in 1856. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,110, its setting is city, and the campus size is 90 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Newberry College's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 34. Its tuition and fees are $23,580 (2012-13).
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A small, private, residential, co-educational Christian college with a diverse student population, Newberry College offers baccalaureate degrees in twenty majors, twenty-nine minors, and thirty-two areas of concentration. Founded in 1856, the College is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the National Association of Schools of Music. Core courses emphasize liberal arts, sciences, and technology. Most degrees are awarded in business administration, social sciences, education, physical education, and communications. The College has a radio and television station, and offers fourteen NCAA Division II sports.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Evangelical Lutheran Church of America|
When applying to Newberry College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 13. The application fee at Newberry College is $30. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||60.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 13|
The student-faculty ratio at Newberry College is 14:1, and the school has 58.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Newberry College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Education, General; Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and Communications Technology/Technician. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 62.2 percent.
Newberry College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,110, with a gender distribution of 55.1 percent male students and 44.9 percent female students. At this school, 72.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 25.0 percent of students live off campus. Newberry College is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Newberry College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Newberry College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Newberry College, 82 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Newberry College.
|Students who have cars on campus||82%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Newberry College, 87.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $17,408.
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|Tuition and fees||$23,580 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$10,487 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data