2100 College StreetNewberry, SC 29108 1-800-845-4955
http://www.newberry.edu/ admissions@newberry.edu
About Newberry College
  • Year of Foundation 1856
  • Size of Campus 60 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 841
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 43%, 57%, 25%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 17,470
  • Room and Board $5,890
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 764
Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College is a small liberal arts college with a beautiful 90-acre campus in Newberry, South Carolina. Our modest size allows us to offer a personalized experience in higher education, with a 17 to 1 student-teacher ratio. Small classes allow our faculty to build relationships with their students and offer them individual attention and guidance specific to their needs.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Metoka Gelada, Phi Beta Sigma
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Concerts - Metoka Gelada, Jazz Band, Concert Band; Student Government Association Spring Fling; Athletic Events; Fine Arts and Lectures Series in conjunction with the Newberry Opera House
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of frats 5
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 5
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Unnion; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Lutheran Student Union; Metoka Gelada;
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Psi Omega; Blue Key; Cardinal Key; Chi Beta Phi; Kappa Delta Pi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Sigma Tau Delta; Bachman Honor Society
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Columbia, SC (45), Greenville/Spartanburg, SC (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Columbia, SC (42)
  • Distance to nearest bus Newberry, SC (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 20%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 3%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 5
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (19%), women's dorms (32%), men's dorms (49%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 90%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 7,217
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 79,899
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 45
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, religious
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 258
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 63%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs South Carolina Educational System
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 13%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 500
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Presbyterian College)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural