Passion, Purpose and Personal Attention is the Newberry College promise to students. You‘ll see it in our commitment to helping you grow as a person, guiding your discovery of what really lights your fire in life and preparing you for a successful career and meaningful life.
Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College is a private liberal arts college with a diverse student population from 28 states and 23 countries. With an enrollment of 1,200 students, our small class sizes help you form high-impact connections with your professors that will make a difference in your life in school and after graduation.
The Newberry Wolves compete in 20 NCAA Division II sports, along with cheerleading and dance. We also offer a robust campus recreation program, intramural competition and 40-plus clubs and organizations to help you get involved on campus.
Located in historic Newberry, South Carolina, and known for its small-town charm and Southern hospitality, our 90-acre campus is the ideal home base to explore, whether it’s hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains or sunning yourself on some of the best beaches in the Southeast.
Newberry is fully accredited and ranked among the top 20 Regional Colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges (#12), Best Value (#3). Newberry is also recognized for “Least Debt at Graduation” and “Schools with the Most International Students”.
Newberry College has a rich tradition of providing personal attention, challenging academic programs, and a close-knit community that welcomes everyone. We combine our strong liberal arts foundation with specialized professional degree programs to prepare students such as you for successful futures.
Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through our supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation, and engaged citizenship in the global society.