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Newberry is more than a college. It’s a community! Take a short walk downtown and you’ll quickly see why Newberry (nearly 11,000 people) has been named one of the 50 best small towns in the Southeast+ and included on a list of the 100 best small towns in America^. The perfect mix between historic and modern, Newberry is also the safest city in the state. Located off Interstate 26 in the central Piedmont region of South Carolina, Newberry is about halfway between Greenville/Spartanburg and Columbia (the state capital).


+ Source: Sweitzer & Fields’ 50 Best Small Southern Towns

^ Source: Crampton’s The 100 Best Small Towns in America

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Office of Admissions 2100 College Street Newberry, SC 29108

803-321-5127 800-845-4955, ext. 5127

We help create an individualized education for each student. During your time at Newberry, you’ll work in the real world… get involved on campus and in your community…make valuable connections. These experiences prepare you for personal and professional success.

Newberry promises “education for life.” To us, that means learning to live and work with those around you. Committing to a cause. Finding a creative outlet. Leading and serving in your community. Being part of something bigger than yourself. That’s the reason we urge you to stay on campus and get involved. We know that just like in the real world, experience is often the best teacher.

Going places! Our graduates work at advertising agencies, banks, businesses, health care centers, non-profit organizations, schools, and many other employers within the region and throughout the U.S. Interested in graduate school? Newberry students are accepted into graduate and professional schools nationwide, including: • Duke University • Eastern Virginia University • Florida Gulf Coast University • Louisiana State University • Medical University of South Carolina • University of Georgia • University of Miami • University of Oxford • University of San Diego • University of South Carolina • Vanderbilt University

Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS COC) Newberry College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, gender, veteran status, genetic characteristics and disability in employment or the provision of services.

Home sweet home. Living options include suites, apartments, and traditional residence halls. No wonder 70% of our students choose to live on campus! The choice is yours. You’ll find 50+ academic, social, civic/ service, musical, athletic, artistic, Greek, and “just for fun” groups on campus. Nearly all our students get involved in something. What will you choose? Be a good sport! Our intercollegiate sports compete in the NCAA Division II, South Atlantic Conference. FOR MEN baseball • basketball • cross country football • golf • soccer • tennis • wrestling FOR WOMEN basketball • cheerleading • cross country golf • lacrosse • soccer • softball • tennis volleyball





The best of all worlds! Culture, recreation, quaint shops, friendly neighbors, and easy access to both the beaches and the mountains.




IMPORTANT: DO NOT ENLARGE, REDUCE OR MOVE the FIM and POSTNET barcodes. They are only valid as printed! Special care must be taken to ensure FIM and POSTNET barcode are actual size AND placed properly on the mail piece to meet both USPS regulations and automation compatibility standards.


Newberry’s state-of-the-art campus connects you with a current learning environment. Since 2010, we’ve finished a fitness center, a convenient welcome center, new music space, learning labs, and other student-centered spaces. We’ve also worked with the City of Newberry to renovate Oakland Mill (the last mill in Newberry County, built in 1912) and create new living space with old-time charm.

Education for Life Looking for a complete education? Choose Newberry! Along with active scholarship, we promote core ideals like civic engagement, faith exploration, and cultural dialogue. These long-term values are at the heart of “education for life” at Newberry College, which has been committed to its Lutheran heritage since it was founded in 1856. Is Newberry College right for you? Visit and find out! Sign up for a personalized campus tour online at or call 800-845-4955, ext. 5127.

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Check it out! Visit to sample the flavor of your new hometown!



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Is Newberry College right for you? Visit and find out! Sign up for a personalized campus tour online at or call 800-845-4955, ext. 5127.




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Preparing Long after you graduate from Newberry College, the experience will still be changing your life. That’s because Newberry College is much more than classes leading to a degree. It’s an active education that engages your talents, sparks your curiosity, merges learning with doing, and makes the community (even the world!) your classroom. It’s preparing… connecting…doing…discovering…succeeding. A values based foundation with lasting benefits.

Newberry College empowers you with challenging academic programs that place you at the center of learning. Small classes connect you with faculty who know you by name. Dynamic yet down-to-earth professors help you see things in new ways. And our distinctive Values Based Learning philosophy prepares you to lead and serve in your community. We believe learning comes by doing…serving…trying… exploring. Starting as early as your freshman year, you can benefit from internships, practicums, clinical work, service projects, research efforts, travel experiences, and other opportunities that bring learning to life.

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Working within and beyond Newberry, you’ll gain hands-on experiences that boost your resume and help you apply what you learn in your classes. A taste of the real world Area Law Firms • Bright Beginnings Child Development Center • Camp Bienvenidos Amigos • Caterpillar • CNN Daily Bread Food Pantry • EdVenture Children’s Museum • Fox Sports • Greensboro Crime Scene Investigation Historic Columbia Foundation • Komatsu • Kraft Foods • Lexington Medical Center • Newberry Observer Newberry Opera House • On-Campus TV & Radio Stations • Providence Hospital • Regional Schools • Republican National Committee • Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Center • South Carolina Autism Society • South Carolina Law Enforcement Division • Three Rivers Behavioral Health • The Washington Center • Walt Disney World • YMCA

investinginYou Newberry College is a great investment—especially when you think about everything we have to offer: small classes, personal attention, customized learning, a vibrant campus, an inviting community, real-world experiences, and a head start on your career. Best of all, Newberry’s tuition is affordable and help is available.

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Top-notch education! Newberry placed in the highest tier of regional colleges in the South in the 2011 ranking of “Best Colleges” in U.S.News & World Report. The right size. We welcome 1,094 students from 30 states and 14 countries. Known by name. Personal attention is ensured by a 17:1 student-faculty ratio and classes averaging just 20 students. Join in. The opportunities are there with over 50 organizations. Like to travel? We have strong relationships with universities in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. The support you need. More than 90% of our students receive financial assistance and/or scholarships for academic merit, service, involvement, and more.

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