Newberry College: Narrative Description
NEWBERRY COLLEGE D-6
2100 College St.
Newberry, SC 29108-2197
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.newberry.edu/
Independent Evangelical Lutheran, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1856. Setting: 60-acre small town campus. Endowment: $14.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $3543 per student. Total enrollment: 771. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 667 applied, 81% were admitted. 5% from top 10% of their high school class, 19% from top quarter, 47% from top half. 3 class presidents, 6 valedictorians, 48 student government officers. Full-time: 742 students, 43% women, 57% men. Part-time: 29 students, 45% women, 55% men. Students come from 26 states and territories, 13 other countries, 20% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 27% black, 0.1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 4% 25 or older, 87% live on campus, 8% transferred in. Retention: 66% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: education; business/marketing; communications/communication technologies; social sciences and history. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: 2 recommendations, interview. Required for some: essay. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $30. Comprehensive fee: $23,991 includes full-time tuition ($17,470), mandatory fees ($631), and college room and board ($5890). Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $300 per credit hour.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, marching band, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 15 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 30% of eligible men and 31% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Metoka Galeda (gospel choir and service group), Lutheran Student Movement, Baptist Student Union, Students Organized for Community Service. Major annual events: Homecoming, Fall Fling, Indian Princess event. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. 630 college housing spaces available; 552 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through junior year. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. Wessels Library with 79,899 books, 7,212 microform titles, 499 serials, 1,389 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $114,950. 78 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Newberry is located in the Piedmont region of South Carolina between Lakes Murray and Greenwood. The city enjoys mild weather. Community services include churches of many denominations, a hospital, a county library, and various civic and fraternal organizations. Local recreation and facilities include a swimming pool, barbecue facilities, parks, theaters, fishing, boating, swimming, and camping on nearby lakes. Part-time employment is available for college students.
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