C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    C+
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
Newbury College is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
New England Collegiate Conference
Address
129 Fisher Ave
Brookline, MA 02445
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Newbury College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
760-940
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,831/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,288/ year
  • $30-48k
    $20,905/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,243/ year
  • $76-110k
    $23,133/ year
  • $110k+
    $28,031/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
58%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.12 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.12 responses
83%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.12 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
778Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
62%
Varsity Athletes
21%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
50%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life.14 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 7 responses
Report
  • Small
    71%
  • Smooth
    14%
  • Unique
    14%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
70%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.10 responses
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Though I will be transferring, I have had an overall decent experience at Newbury College. Through it's diverse students and staff, I have had the opportunity to learn in interesting and challenging courses. The school is incredibly small, which though can be a good thing for some students, I found that it was an overall negative trait for me. The administration and staff are all very friendly and welcoming, and the majority of the students are the same. For improvements, the school could definitely work on it's dining hall hours, as well as student benefits, such as on campus parking for residents, and more food options.
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As a student at Newbury College I can honestly say that Newbury is a good fit for students who wish to further their education on a small campus. The food is not as good as it could be, the sports are great but Newbury could bring up more sports. As far as the diversity goes, their are more than half of the students that go here who are nice to everyone regardless of appearences but their are some who are not . The academics are okay but overall most professors are great at their jobs and the campus is within a very safe and quiet area .
Newbury stays true to its motto. They make it matter. Located in Brookline, MA, just 15 minutes outside of Boston, I am able to have the small hands on college experience I want, without having to live right in the city. On the weekends I am able to leave my satellite dorm in historic Coolidge Corner, and head into Boston by T to get to Fenway, the museums, or TD Garden. The professors on average have 15 plus years experience in their respective fields, guaranteeing that I am learning the most up to date information in my area of study.