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Newberry, founded in 1856, is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 60-acre campus is located in Newberry, 35 miles northwest of Columbia.

Website: www.newberry.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,271
Undergraduate
Students
(43.8%) 557 Women
(56.2%) 714 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,968 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
485 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500 average
440-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$40,802
Tuition and Fees
$26,424
Room and Board
$10,666
Average Percent of Need Met
70%
Average Freshman Award
$23,539
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$18,587
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
72
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Newberry Population
10,255
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Columbia and Greenville, SC
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
83% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wolf
Sororities
27% of women participate
Fraternities
21% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.6% Asian
33.2% Black/African-American
2.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.1% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students
5.6%
First-Year Students Returning
67.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
31.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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