Newberry College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$22,762

1.09% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$18,327

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

10.2%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

59.7%

1,445 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

1,070

98.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

44.1%

127 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 (22 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (14 degrees).

In 2016, 210 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Newberry College. 48.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (129 degrees), 2.93 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $22,762, which is $-1,653 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $22,762, which is $-1,653 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,327.

In 2016, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$22,762

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Newberry College was $22,762. The cost of tuition at Newberry College is $-1,653 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$18,327

2016 Value

10.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Newberry College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,327. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Newberry College grew by 10.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,638

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Newberry College was of $9,638 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board decreased by 14% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

77%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Newberry College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.06% with respect to 2015, when 97% 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.

10.2%

2015 Default Rate

37

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Newberry College was 10.2%, which represents 37 out of the 361 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Newberry College received 1,445 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 24.2% annual growth. Out of those 1,445 applicants, 862 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,070 students enrolled at Newberry College in 2016, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Newberry College has an overall enrollment yield of 33.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

862

Accepted Out of 1,445

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Newberry College was 59.7% (862 admissions from 1,445 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 56.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 24.2%, while admissions grew by 32.2%.

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SAT Scores

62%

Submission Percentage

177

Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Newberry College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Newberry College has a total enrollment of 1,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,052 students and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.7% White, 25.9% Black or African American, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.654% Asian, 0.374% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Newberry College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.1%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Black or African American Male (19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,070 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,052 and the part-time enrollment is 18. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2016 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 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), 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

    607

  2. Black or African American

    277

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    44

The enrolled student population at Newberry College is 56.7% White, 25.9% Black or African American, 4.11% Hispanic or Latino, 3.27% Two or More Races, 0.654% Asian, 0.374% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 51 students (4.77%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from Newberry College. The majority of degree recipients at Newberry College are white (129 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Newberry College is General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (22 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (14 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 (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and History (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are Elementary & middle school teachers (241,582 people), Designers (190,965 people), Miscellaneous managers (163,087 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (127,538 people), and Postsecondary teachers (118,120 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (6 degrees), Human Sciences (7 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and Dental hygienists

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (6 degrees), Human Sciences (7 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (18 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Newberry College are Elementary & secondary schools (429,335 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (253,603 people), Hospitals (154,319 people), Legal services (113,805 people), and Computer Systems Design (96,046 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), History (6 degrees), Human Sciences (7 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (18 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 degrees awarded

  2. 22 degrees awarded

  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Newberry College was General Business Administration & Management with 33 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 109

  2. 101

In 2016, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College, which is 1.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (101).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.71 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 19 degrees were awarded to women at Newberry College in Registered Nursing, which is 6.33 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%

100% Completion Time

42%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 26% of students graduating from Newberry College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 42% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Newberry College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    129 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Newberry College is white (129 degrees awarded). There were 2.93 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (44 degrees).

2.86% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    65 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Newberry College is white female (65 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (64 degrees).

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Operations

Newberry College has an endowment valued at nearly $14.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-357k (-2.47%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Newberry College had a total expenditure of $27.8M. Of that $27.8M, they spent $9.23M on salaries and $27.8M on benefits.

Newberry College employs 33 Assistant professors, 13 Professors, and 13 Associate professors. Most academics at Newberry College are Female Assistant professors (18), Male Assistant professors(15), and Male Professors (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.5M

2015 Endowment

10.2%

decline from 2014

Newberry College has an endowment valued at about $14.5M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Newberry College declined 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $19.2M 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. $110k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Newberry College received $110k 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

Primary Expenses

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$9.23M

Salary Expenditure

$27.8M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Newberry College had a total expenditure of $27.8M. Of that $27.8M, they spent $9.23M on salaries and $27.8M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Newberry College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.23M

2015 Salaries

5.46%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Newberry College paid a median of $9.23M in salaries, which represents 33.2% of their overall expenditure ($27.8M) and a 5.46% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.62% growth from 2013 and a 4.64% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.07M

Instructional Salaries

64

Number of Employees

In 2015, Newberry College paid a total of $3.07M to 64 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

33 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Newberry College were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 13 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Newberry College was Female Assistant professor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 15 employees, and Male Professor with 11 employees.

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

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