|Endowment||$17.3 million (2018)|
|Campus||90 acres (36 ha)|
Newberry College is a private Lutheran college in Newberry, South Carolina. It has 1,250 students.
Newberry College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award bachelor's degrees.
Main article: Newberry Wolves
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Newberry College has a diverse line-up in men's and women's sports including baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling. The college is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). The school is famous for being on the losing end of a tilt against Furman University, in which Frank Selvy scored 100 points.
The music program at Newberry College has a history in vocal and instrumental performance dating back over 100 years and a jazz band and marching band in existence since 1956. In 1956, a major turning point in the school's musical history took place, when respected military band leader and alumnus Charles "Chief" Pruitt organized the jazz band and the marching band after returning to the school to teach music.
The Newberry College marching band, which has been in existence since that time, is one of the most unusual aspects of Newberry College's music program. Newberry is one of the smallest colleges in the country with a marching band, and it is the only Lutheran school in the country with a marching band.
Also in 1956, Pruitt hosted the first jazz festival at Newberry College. This jazz festival has since become a unique annual tradition at Newberry College, and is considered to be the second oldest jazz festival in the nation.
See also: South Carolina Science Olympiad
Newberry College hosted the annual South Carolina Science Olympiad competition for 33 years in a row, from 1985 to 2018. The competition has been dominated recently by Clinton High School and Clinton Middle School (formerly Bell Street Middle School). The tournament has produced national champions on six occasions: Irmo Middle School three times, and Irmo High School three times.