About Newbury

Newbury at a Glance


Founded in 1962, Newbury College is a private, independent college located just minutes from Boston in the Fisher Hill neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts


Dr. Joseph L. Chillo


Roberta Allison, Faculty Senate President
Amy Downing, Director of Human Resources
Jennifer Forry, Interim Dean of Student Affairs
Dr. Laurie Gordy, Dean of Faculty

Joyce Hanlon, Vice President for Finance & Administration
Jonathan Harper, Director of Athletics
Anne-Marie Kenney, Dean of Student Success
Yavuz Kiremit, Director of Admissions 

Paul Martin, Vice President & Chief of Staff
Clare McCully, Vice President for Advancement
Dr. Frank Sargent, Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Organizational Chart 

 2016 Newbury College Organization Chart


New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) 

Articulation Agreements 

Newbury does maintain articulation agreement with several institutions including Bunker Hill Community College (Mass Communications, Computer Science, Legal Studies, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Accounting, Business Management, International Business, Marketing, Sport Management, Health Care Management, Culinary Management, Hotel Administration); Mass Bay Community College (Business Management, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, Psychology, Hotel, Restaurant & Service Management, Psychology, Communication); Roxbury Community College (Business Management, Criminal Justice, Human Services). Other credit transfers are available from: Community College of Rhode Island; Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School; Weymouth High School; Nashoba Valley Technical High School; Cape Cod Regional Technical High School; Greater Lowell Technical High School; Massachusetts Restaurant Association ProStart Program; Minuteman Career and Technical High School; Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational Technical High School; Quincy High School


Member of the New England Collegiate Conference (NCAA Division III) offering 15 varsity Intercollegiate sports

Student Athlete Graduation Rate:
  • 6-years: 56%
  • 5-years: 56%
  • 4-years: 54%

Title IX

Coordinator: Paul Martin, Vice President & Chief of Staff
Investigator: Amy Downing, Director of Human Resources
Investigator: Anne-Marie Kenney, Dean of Student Success
Investigator: Jennifer Forry, Dean of Student Affairs 


Opening fall 2016 enrollment: 750
  • Female: 58% 
  • Male: 42% 
Graduation Rate:
  • 6-years: 42.2%
  • 5-years: 41.2%
  • 4-years: 36.7%
Overall Retention Rate: 69%
Spring 2016 to Fall 2016: 71%
First-Year Retention from Fall 2015 to Fall 2016: 55%
Transfer Student Retention: 61%

College Cost 

Tuition (Academic Year 2016-17): $31,990
Average Annual Net Price (Resident): $23,325
(MA residents can qualify for additional funds)
Average Annual Net Price (Commuter): $13,625
(MA residents can qualify for additional funds)
Newbury Experience Fee: $1,520
New Student Orientation Fee: $175 
Room & Board (Double Occupancy): $14,200
Part-time per credit hour charge:
  • $1070 (Day students)
  • $475 (Summer Internships)
  • $400 (Evening & Online)

Financial Aid 

Almost 92% of the student body received financial aid
Average institutional financial aid award: $17,099
Average financial aid award: $32,932
Average student indebtedness upon graduation (May 2016): $29,186

Student-Faculty Ratio 

15 to 1

Average Class Size



More than 14,000