Academics

Location
Newberry, SC
Undergrads
1,037
Tuition
$22,050
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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4 College Freshman

Academics: The academics are one of the best things about the school.

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4 College Freshman

Academics: I would have to say that the academic program at Newberry is great! The workload is just like every college but we also add an Liberal Arts View to the work load witch could make it harder. But we have an amazing degree programs that will make you relook at what you want to study in school because of all of the choices.

5 College Sophomore

Academics: I am a Chemistry/ Biochemistry major it isn't easy buts its challenging and worth the time in effort that you put in. But the professors are willing to put in the work to help every student get through the hard wok and there are a lot of programs that interact with the major.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: The library is an awesome place to study and there are always tutors in the library willing to help.

5 College Freshman

Academics: I am a freshman Graphic Design major and I have had a wonderful experience so far here at Newberry. Tania Sosiak is an exemplary, organized and prompt graphic design professor and she knows where to find internships if we would like them.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 168th
    Best Registration Process
  • 302nd
    Most Flexible Curriculums
  • 445th
    Most Available Classes
  • 493rd
    Best Technology in the Classroom
  • 525th
    Most Manageable Workloads

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Rae Knobloch
Hometown
Greenville, South Carolina
Major
Communications
Grad Year
2016
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Newberry College allows for a very personal connection with the faculty and staff. They are willing to work with you no matter the situation. Professors at Newberry are very friendly and are willing to go out of their way to help you be successful. They have private tutoring sessions, give out their phone numbers for questions, and are willing to talk to you about any issues you are facing in class. With an average class size of about 30, Newberry's professors know all of their students' names and know each of their learning styles. They are willing to adapt to the needs of the students and do everything they can to help. As far as workload is concerned, you have plenty of time to complete assignments in class and outside of class. The professors care about your academic success and will help you reach your full potential. Scheduling for classes can be a little stressful at times, but your assigned academic adviser makes the process a lot easier by helping you pick out appropriate classes and telling you when to register for classes. Newberry cares about the success of its students and offers tutoring sessions for every subject just about every day of the week.

Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
12:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
59
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
43
Total FT Faculty
59
Faculty with Terminal Degree
57%
Average Faculty Salary
$44,419
Full-Time Retention Rate
68%
Part-Time Retention Rate
100%
Transfer-Out Rate
1%
Graduation Rate
40%
Programs/Majors Offered
40
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Class Sizes
  • Fewer than 20 students: 58%
  • 20 to 49 students: 42%
  • 50 or more students: 0%
Instructional Programs
Occupational: No
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
Bachelor's degree
Most Popular Majors
  • Biology and Biological Sciences: 4%
  • Business Administration and Management: 10%
  • Psychology: 4%
  • Registered Nursing (RN): 4%
Graduation Requirements
  • Arts/fine arts
  • Computer literacy
  • English (including composition)
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Physical education
  • Sciences (biological or physical)
  • Social science
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Other Academic Offerings
  • Accelerated program
  • Double major
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Student-designed majors
  • Washington semester
Online Courses
The fastFOWARD program at Newberry College allows working adults to obtain a bachelor's degree on their own time. By utilizing online course work, this blended program is a great opportunity for adults to take advantage of their education. It's never to late to get your degree, and Newberry College will help you reach your goals.
Best Places to Study
The best place to study would be Wessels Library. In the Center for Student Success, there are always tutors willing to help if you have any questions or concerns.
Tips to Succeed
Since Newberry is such a small campus, one tip to succeed would be to get involved. Meet new people and study together! Two brains is better than one, and in Newberry's friendly environment, you are never alone.
Did You Know?
  • More than $9 million in scholarships are awarded each year to students at Newberry College!
  • Newberry has 90 acres to explore! With four campus building on the National Register of Historic Places, it's a must-see.

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