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Newbury College
Brookline, MA
Newbury College, founded in 1962, is a coeducational, private college. Its 12-acre residential campus is located in Brookline, three miles from Boston.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 862
   Women 487 (56.5%)
   Men 375 (43.5%)
Graduate Students Not reported
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 430 average
370-470 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 430 average
370-470 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 18 average
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $51,385
  Tuition and Fees $33,685
  Room and Board $14,200
Average Percent of Need Met 52%
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 35
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 47% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
Brookline Population 58,732
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 55% of freshmen, 36% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Nighthawks
Sororities 20% of women participate
Fraternities 20% of men participate
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