Newbury College

5750, 129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, United States
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Overview of Newbury College

About this school

Newbury College, founded in 1962, is a coeducational, private college. Its 12-acre residential campus is located in Brookline, three miles from Boston.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:862
    • Men:375 (43.5%)
    • Women:487 (56.5%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Newbury College is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
3
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
129 Fisher Avenue
City, State, Zip
Brookline, MA  02445
Phone
(617) 730-7007
Fax
(617) 731-9618
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 3,162 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 1,973 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 1,189 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
302 (14%) of 2,216 admitted students enrolled
Women
166 (12%) of 1,423 admitted students enrolled
Men
136 (17%) of 793 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.45
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18 average
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $34,470 (68.29799881117495%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,500 (28.729938577372696%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (2.972062611452348%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Newbury College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 007484
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
271 (92.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
254 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
253 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1 (.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
52%
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 247 (97.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,756
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 251 (99.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 252 (99.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
13 (4.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,692

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
837 (89.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
792 (94.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
785 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$13,034
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 777 (99.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,702
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 730 (93.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 495 (63.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
27 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,778

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,802
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
21.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,582

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


35

Part-Time Faculty


72

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


11%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 46% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Newbury College provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


30.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


36.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (21)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Graphic Design
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Personal and culinary services, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


58,732

Nearest Metropolitan Area


10 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Boston

Weather


Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Boston

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


35% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


65%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Nighthawks
School Colors
Dartmouth green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Newbury College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, television station, campus activities board, innkeeper's club, games club, commuter council, quidditch club

Sororities


20% of women participate

Fraternities


20% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


778

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
862
Women
487
Men
375

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 4.9% Asian
  • 37.4% Black/African-American
  • 15.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 6.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 36.4% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


2.6% from 15 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources