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About Newman University

Newman University is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Wichita, Kansas. Newman University was founded in 1933 and now enrolls around 2,053 students a year, including 1,577 undergrads.

Newman University offers housing for up to 212 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

For each full-time professor, there are about 12 undergraduates enrolled at Newman University.

2021 Newman University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.6
Mean ACT score 22
Mean SAT score 1093
Tuition $32,400

Newman University Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Newman University Early Admission

Newman University does not offer early decision or early action.

Newman University Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Newman University. In 2021, Newman University accepted 83% of applicants. Last year, 597 students applied to Newman University and 496 were admitted. ### Newman University Waitlist

Newman University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Newman University?

Newman University is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Newman University, applicants must submit the following items.

Newman University Application Requirements

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Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
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Newman University Average GPA and Test Scores

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale. Admitted students have a mean score of 1093 on the SAT. The mean ACT score for Newman University students is 22.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Newman University.

Newman University Waitlist 2021

Newman University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Does Newman University Require the ACT or SAT?

Newman University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 12% submitted the SAT. 80% submitted the ACT.

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Does Newman University Offer Dorms?

Yes! Newman University provides on-campus housing for up to 212 students.

Newman University students are active in the school's Newman University Medical Professionals Club (NUMPC), National Society of Leadership and Success and Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Orientation/Welcome Back Bash, Homecoming, and and Spring Fling are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Newman University.

Financial Aid at Newman University

Newman University meets 64.73% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $22,785 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Is Newman University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Newman University

About 72% of students who start at Newman University come back for their second year of college. Out of the 190 students who started at Newman University as first-time freshman, 76 graduate within four years.

Around 59% of students who started at Newman University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $29,492 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Newman University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Newman University a good school for you?

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Where is Newman University Located?

Newman University is located in the urban setting of Wichita, Kansas, less than an hour from Sedgwick County.

If you want to see Newman University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 400/54 to Wichita, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Newman University and Wichita are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3100 McCormick Avenue Wichita, KS 67213-2097

Campus Setting: Urban

Newman University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Newman University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Newman University is Continuous processing.

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Newman University ACT Scores


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18 - 25

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Newman University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Newman University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Newman University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

985 - 1200


Math SAT Range

495 - 600


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Newman University students is 1093. Applicants with SAT scores of 1200 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Newman University, while applicants with SAT scores between 985 to 1200 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 985 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Newman University.

Newman University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Newman University is like? There are approximately 2,053 students enrolled at Newman University, including 1,577 undergraduate students and 476 graduate students. 58% percent of students attend school full-time, 82% percent are from KS and 18% percent of students are from other states.


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