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Newman University Overview

Located in Wichita, Kansas, Newman University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Newman University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Newman University Known For?

346 Undergraduate Awards
$39,540 Avg Cost After Aid
83% Acceptance Rate
  • The 3% student loan default rate at Newman University is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Newman University.
  • In 2019-2020, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Newman University makes roughly $49,787 a year. This is 22% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Newman University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Newman University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Newman University.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Other Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Value Social Work Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Value Public & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Other Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Allied Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Newman University has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#10 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Nursing Degree Search
#11 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Other Education College Factual
#11 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Other Education College Factual
#38 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#57 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Health Professions College Factual
#83 Best Value Graduate Degree Colleges for Education College Factual

Where Is Newman University?


Contact details for Newman University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3100 Mccormick Ave, Wichita, KS 67213-2097
Phone: 316-942-4291

How Do I Get Into Newman University?

You can apply to Newman University online at:

Admission Requirements for Newman University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program neither required nor recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Newman University?

83% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
12% Submit SAT Scores
Newman University has an acceptance rate of 83%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 84%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.

About 12% of students accepted to Newman University submitted their SAT scores.Newman University received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students.

Can I Afford Newman University?

$39,540 Net Price
54% Take Out Loans
3.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Newman University is $39,540. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Newman University, approximately 54% of students took out student loans averaging $5,619 a year. That adds up to $22,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Newman University is 3.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Newman University Undergraduate Student Diversity

915 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,577 undergraduate students at Newman University, with 915 being full-time and 662 being part-time.


There are also 476 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 915 full-time undergraduates at Newman University, 35% are male and 65% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Newman University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 51
Black or African American 47
Hispanic or Latino 102
White 602
International Students 51
Other Races/Ethnicities 62

Geographic Diversity

Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Newman University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 42 countries are represented at Newman University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Canada.

Online Learning at Newman University

204 Took All Classes Online
859 Took At Least One Class Online
10.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 859 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Newman University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 19th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Newman University

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Newman University was $33,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Newman University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #10 #10
Intelligence & Command Control Operations #10 #10
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) #25 #25
Teaching English or French #60 #58
Other Education #63 #63

Online Growth Rankings of Newman University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Newman University was 10.3%. This is the #1,379 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Newman University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Newman University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 45%
Business, Management & Marketing 32%
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 50%
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences 50%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 36%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 31%
Theological & Ministerial Studies 62%
Theology & Religious Vocations 52%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Newman University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Newman University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Intelligence & Command Control Operations #20
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #23
Other Education #65
Teaching English or French #79
Theological & Ministerial Studies #124
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #150
Theology & Religious Vocations #185
General Business/Commerce #264
Teacher Education Subject Specific #296
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #377
Educational Administration #398

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Newman University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 18 53 71
Nursing 0 42 19 61
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 49 0 49
General Biology 0 43 0 43
Social Work 0 7 33 40
Other Education 0 0 35 35
Allied Health Professions 22 12 0 34
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 19 10 29
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 15 0 0 15
Other Health Professions 0 15 0 15
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 13 0 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 11 0 11
Accounting 0 9 0 9
Management Information Systems 0 9 0 9
General Psychology 0 8 0 8
Communication & Media Studies 0 7 0 7
Philosophy 0 7 0 7
Chemistry 0 5 0 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 4 0 4
Finance & Financial Management 0 3 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 3 0 3
Public Relations & Advertising 0 3 0 3
History 0 3 0 3
Sociology 0 3 0 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 2 0 2
Information Science 0 2 0 2
General English Literature 0 2 0 2
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 2 0 2
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 2 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2
General Business/Commerce 0 1 0 1
Applied Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
International Studies 0 1 0 1
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 37 309 150 496


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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