Newberry College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,650
2.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,205
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
11.3%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
56.6%
2,163 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,256
98% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
52%
142 Graduates

About

Newberry College is a higher education institution located in Newberry County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Newberry College were General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (26 degrees), and Sport & Fitness Management (25 degrees).

In 2020, 237 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Newberry College. 48.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (147 degrees), 3.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $25,650, which is $−2,750 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $25,650, which is $−2,750 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,205.

In 2020, 98% of undergraduate students attending Newberry College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,650
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Newberry College was $25,650. The cost of tuition at Newberry College is $−2,750 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$20,205
2020 Value
2.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Newberry College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,205. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Newberry College grew by 2.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,538
Room and Board
$772
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Newberry College was of $10,538 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $772. The cost of room and board increased by 9.74% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.12% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at Newberry College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.01% with respect to 2019, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
11.3%
2018 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Newberry College was 11.3%, which represents 36 out of the 318 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Newberry College received 2,163 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 9.91% annual growth. Out of those 2,163 applicants, 1,224 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,256 students enrolled at Newberry College in 2020, and 65% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Newberry College has an overall enrollment yield of 25.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

56.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,224
Accepted Out of 2,163

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Newberry College was 56.6% (1,224 admissions from 2,163 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 62.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 9.91%, while admissions declined by −0.891%.

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SAT Scores

65%
Submission Percentage
202
Scores Submitted

65% of enrolled first-time students at Newberry College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Newberry College has a total enrollment of 1,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,231 students and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.1% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 3.5% Two or More Races, 3.42% Hispanic or Latino, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.318% Asian, and 0.239% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Newberry College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (24.8%), followed by White Female (24%) and Black or African American Male (21.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,256 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,231 and the part-time enrollment is 25. This means that 98% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Newberry College was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Newberry College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    617
  2. Black or African American
    396
  3. Two or More Races
    44

The enrolled student population at Newberry College is 49.1% White, 31.5% Black or African American, 3.5% Two or More Races, 3.42% Hispanic or Latino, 0.398% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.318% Asian, and 0.239% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 71 students (5.65%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 7 fewer women than men received degrees from Newberry College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Newberry College is white (147 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Newberry College is General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (26 degrees) and Sport & Fitness Management (25 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Newberry College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), and Biology (23 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are Physicians (396,269 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (250,975 people), Other managers (245,288 people), Postsecondary teachers (198,783 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (160,833 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are Surgeons, Physicians, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (553,679 people), Elementary & secondary schools (536,225 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (465,682 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (372,183 people), and Offices of physicians (203,605 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (32 degrees awarded), History (6 degrees), Biology (23 degrees), Protective Services (12 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (13 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Newberry College.
Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 26 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 25 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Newberry College was General Business Administration & Management with 33 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

122
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
115
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (115).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 4.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Newberry College in Registered Nursing, which is 5.5 times more than the 4 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
51%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 28% of students graduating from Newberry College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 51% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Newberry College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.41% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    147 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    40 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Newberry College is white (147 degrees awarded). There were 3.67 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (40 degrees).

7.59% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    79 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    68 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Newberry College is white female (79 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (68 degrees).

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Operations

Newberry College has an endowment valued at nearly $17.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.07M (11.8%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Newberry College had a total salary expenditure of $31M. Newberry College employs 37 Assistant professors, 21 Associate professors, and 16 Professors. Most academics at Newberry College are Female Assistant professors (21), Male Assistant professors(16), and Male Professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 46 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$17.5M
2020 Endowment
2.49%
decline from 2019

Newberry College has an endowment valued at about $17.5M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Newberry College declined 2.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $22.3M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.07M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Newberry College received $1.07M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.2M
2020 Salaries
6.67%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Newberry College paid a median of $12.2M in salaries, which represents 39.4% of their overall expenditure ($31M) and a 6.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.76% growth from 2018 and a 7.81% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.18M
Instructional Salaries
76
Number of Employees

In 2020, Newberry College paid a total of $4.18M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
46 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Newberry College were Assistant professor with 37 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 16 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 46 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Newberry College was Female Assistant professor with 21 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Newberry College.

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