Newbury College, founded in 1962, is a coeducational, private college. Its 12-acre residential campus is located in Brookline, three miles from Boston.

Website: www.newbury.edu/

Private
Co-ed
862
Undergraduate
Students
(56.5%) 487 Women
(43.5%) 375 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 3,162 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.45
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$50,470
Tuition and Fees
$34,470
Room and Board
$14,500
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$30,802
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
35
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Brookline Population
58,732
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Nighthawks
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.9% Asian
37.4% Black/African-American
15.0% Hispanic/Latino
6.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students
2.6% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
63.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   3
History   3
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
129 Fisher Avenue
City, State, Zip
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone
(617) 730-7007
Fax
(617) 731-9618
E-mail
admissions@newbury.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 3,162 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 1,973 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 1,189 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
302 (14%) of 2,216 admitted students enrolled
Women
166 (12%) of 1,423 admitted students enrolled
Men
136 (17%) of 793 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
2.45
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
18 average
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$50,470
Tuition and Fees
$34,470
Room and Board
$14,500
Books and Supplies
$1,500
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 007484
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
271 (92.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
254 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
253 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1 (.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Received by 247 (97.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,756
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 251 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 252 (99.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
13 (4.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,692

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
837 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
792 (94.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
785 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$13,034
Need-Based Gift
Received by 777 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,702
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 730 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 495 (63.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
27 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,778

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$30,802
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
21.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans, MEFA Loans, Signature Loans, Sallie Mae Loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,582
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Graphic Design
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Psychology, Personal and culinary services, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
35
Part-Time Faculty
72
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
11%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Brookline Population
58,732
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
10 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
65%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Nighthawks
School Colors
Dartmouth green and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Volleyball x   x  
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Volleyball x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
 

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, television station, campus activities board, innkeeper's club, games club, commuter council, quidditch club
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
20% of men participate
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
862
Women
487 (56.5%)
Men
375 (43.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
778
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.9% Asian
37.4% Black/African-American
15.0% Hispanic/Latino
6.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
36.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students.
2.6% from 15 countries
Average Age
23
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
63.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
30.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
36.8%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
38.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Average Starting Salary
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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