Newberry College

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Newberry College can be found in Newberry, SC, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Approximately 1,300 students are enrolled at Newberry College.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score between 1200 to 1560 on the SAT exam, or 17 to 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Newberry College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of 59 percent with 45 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Newberry College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Newberry College was reported as 59.1% in Fall 2013 with over 887 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1200 - 1560
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Newberry College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Newberry College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Newberry College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.9%
  • 2010-2011: 61.0%
  • 2011-2012: 60.9%
  • 2012-2013: 33.7%
  • 2013-2014: 59.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 53.5%

How Does Newberry College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Newberry College is six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Presbyterian College66.0%
Lander University42.2%
Columbia International University62.6%
Columbia College65.0%
Erskine College69.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Newberry College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 520
Math420 - 540
Writing370 - 500
Total Score1200 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 22
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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