Newberry College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$23,067

1.34% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,427

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

58.3%

1,807 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,181

98.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

52.1%

147 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 (32 degrees awarded), Sport & Fitness Management (19 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (19 degrees).

In 2017, 192 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Newberry College. 50% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (127 degrees), 3.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $23,067, which is $-2,127 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Newberry College is $23,067, which is $-2,127 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,427.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,067

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Newberry College was $23,067. The cost of tuition at Newberry College is $-2,127 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$19,427

2017 Value

6%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Newberry College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,427. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Newberry College grew by 6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,097

Room and Board

$900

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Newberry College was of $10,097 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 4.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 43.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Newberry College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, 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.

15.4%

2016 Default Rate

54

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Newberry College was 15.4%, which represents 54 out of the 351 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Newberry College received 1,807 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 25.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,807 applicants, 1,054 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,181 students enrolled at Newberry College in 2017, and 67% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Newberry College has an overall enrollment yield of 33.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,054

Accepted Out of 1,807

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Newberry College was 58.3% (1,054 admissions from 1,807 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 59.7%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 25.1%, while admissions grew by 22.3%.

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SAT Scores

67%

Submission Percentage

245

Scores Submitted

67% of enrolled first-time students at Newberry College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Newberry College has a total enrollment of 1,181 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,158 students and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.8% White, 25% Black or African American, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.423% Asian, and 0.254% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Newberry College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (27.8%), followed by White Female (27.4%) and Black or African American Male (18.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Newberry College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,181 students. The full-time enrollment at Newberry College is 1,158 and the part-time enrollment is 23. This means that 98.1% of students enrolled at Newberry College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2017 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 64%. 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

    659

  2. Black or African American

    295

  3. Two or More Races

    51

The enrolled student population at Newberry College is 55.8% White, 25% Black or African American, 4.32% Two or More Races, 3.56% Hispanic or Latino, 0.508% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.423% Asian, and 0.254% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 63 students (5.33%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 0 more women than men received degrees from Newberry College. The majority of degree recipients at Newberry College are white (127 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Newberry College is General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees awarded), followed by Sport & Fitness Management (19 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (19 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 History (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Biology (19 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 (413,346 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (323,337 people), Other managers (243,297 people), Postsecondary teachers (239,023 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (144,925 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are History (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are History (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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 (584,767 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (558,675 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (510,085 people), Offices of physicians (203,627 people), and Computer Systems Design (188,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Newberry College are History (11 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), Biology (19 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (17 degrees), and Math & Statistics (4 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. 32 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Newberry College was General Business Administration & Management with 32 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 96

  2. 96

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College, which is 1 times approximately the same the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Newberry College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.2 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Newberry College in General Biological Sciences, which is 2.8 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

25%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 25% of students graduating from Newberry College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% 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.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Newberry College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 4.08% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    127 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    41 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Newberry College is white (127 degrees awarded). There were 3.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (41 degrees).

3.13% 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

    71 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    56 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Newberry College is white female (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (56 degrees).

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Operations

Newberry College has an endowment valued at nearly $16.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.67M (10.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Newberry College had a total salary expenditure of $26.2M. Newberry College employs 28 Assistant professors, 15 Associate professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at Newberry College are Female Assistant professors (16), Male Assistant professors(12), and Female Associate professors (10).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 44 employees, Management, with 39 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16.5M

2017 Endowment

11.9%

growth from 2016

Newberry College has an endowment valued at about $16.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Newberry College grew 11.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $20.6M 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. $95.4k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Newberry College received $95.4k 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

$10.1M

2017 Salaries

7.31%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Newberry College paid a median of $10.1M in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($26.2M) and a 7.31% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.24% growth from 2015 and a 5.46% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.79M

Instructional Salaries

55

Number of Employees

In 2017, Newberry College paid a total of $2.79M to 55 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

28 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Newberry College were Assistant professor with 28 employees; Associate professor with 15 employees; and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Newberry College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 44 employees; Management with 39 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Newberry College was Female Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 10 employees.

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

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