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Newberry College Overview

Located in Newberry, South Carolina, Newberry College is a private not-for-profit institution. Newberry is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

What Is Newberry College Known For?

248 Undergraduate Awards
$22,241 Avg Cost After Aid
58% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the bachelor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Newberry College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Newberry College?

Location of Newberry College

Contact details for Newberry College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2100 College St, Newberry, SC 29108
Phone: 803-276-5010

How Do I Get Into Newberry College?

You can apply to Newberry College online at:

Admission Requirements for Newberry College

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript recommended
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Newberry College?

58% Acceptance Rate
44% Of Accepted Are Women
67% Submit SAT Scores
Newberry College has an acceptance rate of 58%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 56% of accepted students are men and 44% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 56%.

Average Test Scores

About 67% of students accepted to Newberry College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 580. Math scores were between 460 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Newberry College  ( 460 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Newberry College  ( 460 to 550 )
Newberry College received ACT scores from 69% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Newberry College  ( 15 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Newberry College  ( 16 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Newberry College  ( 17 to 22 )

Can I Afford Newberry College?

$22,241 Net Price
95% Take Out Loans
15.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Newberry College is $22,241. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Newberry College, approximately 95% of students took out student loans averaging $6,093 a year. That adds up to $24,372 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Newberry College is 15.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Newberry College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,225 Full-Time Undergraduates
42% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,271 undergraduate students at Newberry College, with 1,225 being full-time and 46 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Newberry College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,225 full-time undergraduates at Newberry College, 58% are male and 42% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Newberry College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Newberry College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Newberry College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 383
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 613
International Students 71
Other Races/Ethnicities 122

Geographic Diversity

South Carolina students aren't the only ones who study at Newberry College. At this time, 16 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at Newberry College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Spain, and Canada.

Online Learning at Newberry College

22 Took All Classes Online
44 Took At Least One Class Online
191.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 44 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Newberry College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 33rd most popular in South Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Newberry College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Newberry College was 191.7%. This is the #255 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Newberry College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Newberry College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 63%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Newberry College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 36 36
Health & Physical Education 27 27
Nursing 21 21
General Psychology 19 19
Teacher Education Grade Specific 17 17
General Biology 16 16
Accounting 13 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 11
Sociology 10 10
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 7
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7 7
History 7 7
Chemistry 7 7
Design & Applied Arts 7 7
General English Literature 6 6
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 6 6
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 4 4
Mathematics 4 4
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4 4
Communication & Journalism (Other) 3 3
Health Sciences & Services 3 3
International Relations & National Security 3 3
Political Science & Government 3 3
Human Development & Family Studies 2 2
Music 2 2
Romance Languages 1 1
Drama & Theater Arts 1 1
Fine & Studio Arts 1 1
Marketing 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0
Mathematics & Computer Science 0 0
Forestry 0 0
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0
Sacred Music 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0
TOTAL 248 248


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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