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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
$38,894 Avg Cost After Aid
64% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at Newman University is the master's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Newman University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,000 a year. That's about 8% more than their peers at other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.2 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
#39 Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#42 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Newman University?

Location of Newman University

Contact details for Newman University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3100 Mccormick Ave, Wichita, KS 67213-2097
Phone: 316-942-4291
Website: www.newmanu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NewmanU
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/NewmanU

How Do I Get Into Newman University?

You can apply to Newman University online at: newmanu.edu/admissions/apply-to-newman

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 required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Newman University?

64% Acceptance Rate
66% Of Accepted Are Women
5% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Newman University is 64%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 34% of accepted students are men and 66% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 65%.

Average Test Scores

About 5% of students accepted to Newman University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 650. Math scores were between 460 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Newman University  ( 530 to 650 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Newman University  ( 460 to 640 )
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800
Newman University received ACT scores from 93% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 25. Composite scores were between 19 and 25.

ACT English Scores for Newman University  ( 18 to 25 )
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ACT Math Scores for Newman University  ( 18 to 25 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Newman University  ( 19 to 25 )
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36

Can I Afford Newman University?

$38,894 Net Price
50% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Newman University is $38,894. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Newman University, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,296 a year. That adds up to $21,184 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Newman University is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Newman University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,029 Full-Time Undergraduates
67% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,766 undergraduate students at Newman University, with 1,029 being full-time and 1,737 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Newman University

There are also 607 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,029 full-time undergraduates at Newman University, 33% are male and 67% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Newman University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Newman University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 72
Black or African American 50
Hispanic or Latino 136
White 651
International Students 73
Other Races/Ethnicities 47

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

290 Took All Classes Online
813 Took At Least One Class Online
16.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at Newman University. In 2017-2018, 813 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.

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This school is the 30th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Newman University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Newman University was 16.6%. This is the #1,014 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 16%
Business, Management & Marketing 22%
Education 27%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 29%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 23%
Teaching English or French 36%

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
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) #13
Information Science #14
Teaching English or French #21
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #24
Theological & Ministerial Studies #56
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #59
Teacher Education Subject Specific #68
Theology & Religious Vocations #84
Educational Administration #96
Computer & Information Sciences #128
Nursing #200
Education #249
Business Administration & Management #298
Health Professions #335
Business, Management & Marketing #377

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
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 64 0 64
Nursing 0 41 23 64
Business Administration & Management 0 4 53 57
Teaching English or French 0 0 53 53
Social Work 0 0 46 46
General Biology 0 31 0 31
Allied Health Professions 24 6 0 30
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 9 11 20
General Business/Commerce 0 17 0 17
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 15 0 15
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 13 0 13
Accounting 0 12 0 12
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 12 0 0 12
Theology & Religious Vocations (Other) 0 11 0 11
Other Health Professions 0 10 0 10
General Psychology 0 10 0 10
Management Information Systems 0 8 0 8
Educational Administration 0 0 7 7
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 7 0 7
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 7 0 7
Information Science 0 6 0 6
Communication & Media Studies 0 5 0 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 4 0 4
Public Relations & Advertising 0 4 0 4
General English Literature 0 4 0 4
Sociology 0 4 0 4
History 0 3 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
General Sales & Marketing 0 2 0 2
Legal Support Services 2 0 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2
Fine & Studio Arts 0 2 0 2
Finance & Financial Management 0 1 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 1 1
Applied Mathematics 0 1 0 1
Mathematics 0 1 0 1
International Studies 0 1 0 1
Philosophy 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 38 308 194 540

References

*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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