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Newbury College Brookline, Massachusetts

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General Information

Private, coeducational, four-year college. Suburban campus. Founded in 1962. Accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Program Information

Offered since 1983. Accredited by Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. Program calendar is divided into semesters. 11-month certificate in hotel and resort management. 11-month certificate in pastry arts. 11-month certificate in buffet catering. 11-month certificate in food service and restaurant management. 2-year associate degree in food service and restaurant management. 2-year associate degree in hotel and resort management. 2-year associate degree in culinary arts. 4-year bachelor’s degree in culinary management. 4-year bachelor’s degree in hotel, restaurant, and service management.

Program Affiliation

Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education; National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation; Retailer’s Bakery Association.

Areas of Study

Baking; buffet catering; controlling costs in food service; culinary French; culinary skill development; food preparation; food purchasing; garde-manger; international cuisine; introduction to food service; meal planning; meat cutting; menu and facilities design; nutrition; patisserie; sanitation; saucier; soup, stock, sauce, and starch production; wines and spirits.


2 bake shops; cafeteria; 3 computer laboratories; 2 food production kitchens; gourmet dining room; learning resource center; library; student lounge; 6 teaching kitchens.

Student Profile

320 total: 200 full-time; 120 part-time.


17 total: 6 full-time; 11 part-time. 17 are industry professionals. Prominent faculty: Damon Revelas, Dean. Faculty-student ratio: 1:15.

Special Programs

1-2 year internship, Boston Food Show, operation of college’s own restaurant.

Typical Expenses

Application fee: $50. Tuition: $17,000 per year full-time, $300 per credit hour part-time. Program-related fee includes $500 for culinary arts uniforms and tools.

Financial Aid

In 2004, 4 scholarships were awarded (average award was $4000). Employment placement assistance is available.


Coed housing available. Average on-campus housing cost per month: $650. Average off-campus housing cost per month: $700.

Application Information

Students may begin participation in January and September. Applications are accepted continuously. In 2004, 1000 applied; 950 were accepted. Applicants must submit a formal application, letters of reference, an essay, transcripts. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Salvadore Liberto
Vice President of Enrollment
129 Fisher Avenue
Brookline, MA 02445
Telephone: 617-730-7007
Fax: 617-731-9618
World Wide Web:  Newbury College Brookline, Massachusetts ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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