Reach out to Newberry College's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Students who apply to Newberry College for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than October 1.
Here's an overiew of some of Newberry College's admissions stats.
|Newberry College 2022||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||36%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||24%|
Check with Newberry College directly for more info on application deadlines.
Newberry College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Newberry College directly for more information about early applications.
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Newberry College is a moderately difficult school to get into.
In 2021, Newberry College accepted 57% of students, around 1,240 from 2,160 applicants.
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.
Newberry College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are 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 apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by Newberry College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with Newberry College for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Newberry College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in 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||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|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, 13.8% submitted a class rank. At Newberry College 7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 17% were in the top 25% and 55% were in the top 50%.
At Newberry College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||11.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||15.4%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.4%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.9%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.8%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Newberry College directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Newberry College considers 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 2022, 36% of Newberry College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 24% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Newberry College applicants, you should aim to score between 950 and 1140 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Newberry College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1140 and 25% of scored lower than 950, 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 565 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Newberry College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
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
Can I defer my acceptance to Newberry College?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Newberry College.
Does Newberry College accept transfer credits?
✅ Newberry College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Newberry College accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • Life Long Learning Credit
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 57%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Newberry College?
🟨 Newberry College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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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 57%. This means that the institution accepts 57 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
21 and Above
16 to 21
16 and Less
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
1140 and Above
950 to 1140
950 and Less
The median SAT score for Newberry College students is 985. Applicants with SAT scores of 1140 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Newberry College, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1140 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 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 3.58. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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