Newberry College is a coeducational undergraduate institution of the liberal arts and sciences founded in 1856. It is a Lutheran College owned and supported by the South Carolina, Southeastern, Florida/Bahamas and Caribbean Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is a small residential college located at 2100 College Street, Newberry, South Carolina.
The college’s 90-acre wooded campus houses 21 buildings and well-equipped athletic facilities. It has at least four-campus buildings listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Also founded in the campus are the Herman Langford Communications Center, the McClurg Center, the Wessels Library, the Wiles Chapel, the Alumni Music Center and the Physical Education Complex.
Present student enrollment totals 1,025 coming from 31 states and 15 foreign countries. Student/faculty ratio is 14:1. At least 75% of full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field.
Degrees offered include the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education. Students can select from 21 majors, 29 minors and several pre-professional programs. Dual Degree Programs are likewise offered in cooperation with affiliated institutions such as the Duke University, Palmetto Baptist Medical Center and the Charleston School of Law.
Tuition for an academic full-time student amounts to $ 21,500.00 while the various mandatory fees are estimated to cost $ 2,400.00. On-campus housing rates cost $ 4,000.00 for double room occupancy while a 15-meal plan costs $ 4,150.00. Credits in excess of 18 costs $ 525.00 per semester hour. Scholarships, grants and low interest loans are made available by working with an admission and financial counselor.
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