Check in with Newberry College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
|Newberry College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||7%|
|Mean SAT Score||985|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||63%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||51%|
Newberry College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Newberry College is moderately difficult. Newberry College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Newberry College accepted 92% of all applicants, around 1,627 of the 1,760 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Newberry College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Newberry College must submit the following items. Double check with Newberry College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Newberry College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 78% submitted a class rank. At Newberry College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 20% were in the top 25% and 58% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Newberry College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||14.1%|
|3.50 and 3.74||13.4%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.1%|
|3.00 and 3.24||10.1%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4.2%|
Newberry College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Newberry College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 63% of Newberry College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 51% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Newberry College applicants, you should strive to earn between 880 and 1090 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Newberry College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1090 and 25% of scored lower than 880, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Newberry College student is 985.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Newberry College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Newberry College students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Newberry College, you should strive to earn between 16 and 21 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 21 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Newberry College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 21, and three out of four students scored lower than 21 on the ACT.
A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Newberry College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Newberry College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Newberry College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Does Newberry College accept transfer credits?
Newberry College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Newberry College accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Newberry College?
Newberry College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Newberry College's acceptance rate?
Newberry College's acceptance rate is 92%.
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How hard is it to get into Newberry College? Newberry College is a somewhat selective institution. The Newberry College acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Newberry College is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Newberry College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Newberry College is 19. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Newberry College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1090 and Above
880 to 1090
880 and Less
The median SAT score for Newberry College students is 985. Applicants with SAT scores of 1090 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Newberry College, while applicants with SAT scores between 880 to 1090 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 880 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Newberry College.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Newberry College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.57. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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