Three-Year Degrees


Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Q&A

How much does the Three-Year Degree Program cost?
Three-Year Bachelor Degree program participants will lock into a three-year price guarantee of $15,000 per academic year. This new path to graduation is designed to cut more than $75,000 off the current cost of a Newbury College degree, reducing tuition by more than $16,000 per year. This represents a savings to students and their families of approximately 54 percent.

Is Financial Aid available for Three-Year Degree program participants?
Yes. Qualifying students can also apply for State and Federal aid to further reduce the expense, as well.

What are the admissions requirements for the Three-Year Degree Program?

Incoming students must graduate from high school with a 3.50 GPA average out of a 4.0 to qualify for admission to the new program. Newbury also will make the program available to current students who have earned less than 24 credit hours and meet eligibility requirements on a case-by-case basis. The applicant must complete the online application. Two letters of reference, official transcripts, and an application for admission are also required.

How are the degree requirements covered in a 3 year format?
Newbury’s Three-Year Bachelor Degree program is based on the 120-credit hour graduation requirement model. The program will consist of six semesters over three years during the traditional fall and spring academic year, and two separate years of summer sessions.

What programs are offered for the Three-Year Degree Program?
The Three-Year Degree program includes all Newbury College majors except for Computer Science, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Culinary Management.

Can I complete an internship in the Three-Year Degree Program?
Yes. Due to our focus on career preparation, internships are required to graduate from Newbury College. Students should review program requirements with their advisor.

Can I complete a minor in the Three-Year Degree Program?
Yes, students in the Three-Year Degree program at Newbury will be able to complete a minor.

Will I have time to participate in extracurricular activities like athletics?
Yes! Newbury encourages all students – regardless of their program – to participate in these types of events.

Will I have to take more classes in the Three-Year Degree Program?
No. This program is designed to be completed in three years. It will consist of six semesters over three years during the traditional fall and spring academic year, and two separate years of summer sessions.

When do classes begin for the Three-Year Degree Program?
Fall semester begins in late August (before Labor Day); Spring semester begins in late January; Summer semester begins in early June.

For More Information on the Three-Year Degree Program:
Interested to learn more about the Three-Year Bachelor Degree program? Contact our Admissions staff at admissions@newbury.edu or 617-730-7007 to discuss your eligibility for the program.