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 1,400 students are enrolled at Newberry College.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score between 870 to 1100 on the SAT exam, or 16 to 21 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 2.71 - 3.04. This school has an acceptance rate of 63 percent with 28 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Newberry College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Newberry College was reported as 62.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,970 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

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 21
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.04

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Newberry College has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 59.7%
  • 2017-2018: 58.3%
  • 2018-2019: 66.3%
  • 2019-2020: 62.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 58.2%

How Does Newberry College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Newberry College is eleven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Presbyterian College75.5%
Lander University43.2%
Columbia International University47.9%
Columbia College96.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Newberry College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 560
Math430 - 540
Total Score870 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 19
Math14 - 20
Composite Score16 - 21
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